DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford is giving muscle car enthusiasts a rare opportunity to bid on the racetrack durability car used to develop the 2013 Shelby GT500 production Mustang. The car will be auctioned at the 41st Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction Saturday in Scottsdale, Ariz.
- One-of-one 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 durability car to be auctioned Saturday, with proceeds benefitting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
- This racetrack durability car was put through the paces at historic Sebring International Raceway by the Ford SVT development team and Carroll Shelby. It was originally built in 2007 as one of the first Shelby GT500s with the body updated for the 2010 model year
- The GT500 durability car was personally piloted by Carroll Shelby during testing and led to the new production Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang, which produces 650 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque, making it the most powerful production V8 engine in the world