Special-edition Ford Mustang AV8R to be auctioned off at AirVenture

And you thought only Lamborghini could make cars inspired by airplanes. Ford has teamed up with EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) to offer a one-of-a-kind AirVenture Mustang that will be unveiled this Sunday at AirVenture 2008. The Ford Mustang AV8R will be auctioned off at the event to benefit a youth program.

The special-edition Mustang was developed by Ford Racing which took a Mustang GT and added Satin Silver matte paint with Black Gloss accents, a glass roof, upgraded from and rear fascias with integrated an spoiler and Shelby GT500 wheels. Ford Racing also added a handling package, a supercharged and tuned exhaust that helps the 4.6L V8 generate 400 horsepower.

If your interested on bidding on the Mustang AV8R you can contact Matt Miller 1-800-236-1025 for details about the July 31 auction. The proceeds will help provide scholarships for youngster interested in a aviation carrer.

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