Ford Motor Company  It's no secret for most automotive enthusiasts around the world that Ford's forthcoming 2020 Shelby GT500 will be a naughty car. While little has been leaked, everyone is waiting for over 700 cat-eating horsepower (Hellcat, that's, we love actual cats!) With brake and handling upgrades that allow competitors to encrypt their drawing boards for updates. Of course, it's no secret that the new GT500 coming will have a healthy window screen too (and we will not even get into the retailer summary argument either).
Having said that, if your pockets are deep enough and you only need the first 2020 GT500 of the assembly line, then you will not be anywhere else in the world on January 18, 2019 when the front row on Barrett-Jackson [www.barrett-jackson.com] Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. That's where Ford will auction VIN 001, with all the missions to help the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), investigate a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.
"JDRF always needs more muscle to help children fight diabetes, so we're donating one of our heavyweights-the very first 2020 Shelby GT500," said Joe Hinrichs, Ford's president, Global Operations. "We have supported JDRF for many of its nearly 50 years, so we know it's not easy to cure. That's why we use our most iconic vehicles to help researchers find cure and help millions of children live better lives That day comes. "
Edsel Ford II and Aaron Shelby will restore their performance magazine two families have created for decades by helping build tension for the car as it rolls across the block. The winning bidder of lot 3.008 sells without any reservations whatsoever on the auction at the auction will be the owner of the sought after first Mustang Shelby GT500 production and can choose from all available colors and alternatives. Revenue will add more than $ 2 million Ford contributes to JDRF annually, a total of $ 60 million over the 35 year partnership. Live coverage of the auction will be aired on our own MotorTrend Network [https://www.motortrendondemand.com].
The new 2020 Ford Shelby GT500 drives the continued legacy of Carroll Shelby and Ford Motor Company, which collaborate to bring masses special vehicles and Shelby engineered versions of Ford Mustang. What started with the Cobra Roadster in 1962, has become a 50 plus year of milestone cars and the industry's first. From the classic Shelby G.T. 350 and G.T. 500s to the Hertz Shelby Mustangs and of course the modern GT500 launched in 2007.
"Ford, Shelby and Barrett-Jackson have given enthusiasts the opportunity to collect some very rare cars over the past few decades," he said. Craig Jackson, Managing Director and Chairman, Barrett-Jackson. "In 2015, we sold the VIN 001 Ford Shelby GT350 in Barrett Jackson and gave JDRF a cool million dollar. We look forward to hosting Ford and Shelby families again when they auction VIN 001 of the latest Mustang Shelby GT500 for charity. "
The 2020 Ford Shelby GT500 will be introduced to the public at the North American International Car Show in Detroit on January 14, 2019, before the auction of VIN 001, the NAIAS debut is where we will all learn from the new GT500 details . The limited production will be available in the US and Canada in the autumn of 2019.
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