A bespoke 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R is set to be auctioned off by the American marque on September 26.
This particular Mustang Shelby GT350R will be sold during the Cattle Baron’s Ball Auction with all proceeds directly benefiting the American Cancer Society.
The car features an Oxford white exterior combined with bright blue racing stripes with red accents. Elsewhere, it features carbon fibre wheels as well as carbon for the front splitter, front grille edges, front air intake surrounds, side skirts and rear wing. Red Brembo brake calipers complete the exterior look. It is also the very first Shelby GT350R outfitted with a Ford Performance Parts rear seat kit and includes custom sill plates and new instrument panel badging.
Discussing the car, Ford Motor Company group vice president and global purchasing and honorary chair of the Cattle Baron’s Ball, Hau Thai-Tang said, “We are customizing this unique Shelby GT350R Mustang to attract the highest possible bids from car collectors and, ultimately, the most money to support American Cancer Society research, programs and services for cancer survivors and their loved ones.”
As you probably know by now, the 5.2-litre V8 engine of the GT350R redlines at a sky-high 8250 rpm and delivers a total of 526 hp and 429 lb-ft of torque. That horsepower figure means that this engine delivers 102 hp per litre of displacement. Peak power is reached at 7500 rpm while maximum torque is found at a lower 4750 rpm. Interestingly, 90 per cent of torque is available from 3450 rpm to 7000 rpm.