Record-Setting Sale: Classic Ford Mustang Dark Horse Goes for $375K at Auction!

Funds for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation: All Profits Go towards the Cause

Update 1/30/2024: This past weekend, at the Barret-Jackson Scottsdale auction, the initial model of the Ford Mustang Dark Horse was successfully sold for an impressive $375,000. The entire final amount from the sale will be going towards the charitable organization Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), whose mission is to combat and provide treatment for type 1 diabetes.

Ford will once again uphold its longstanding tradition of philanthropy by putting the first 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse up for auction, with all proceeds going towards a charitable cause. This highly coveted sports car will be sold at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale Auction on January 27th.

The inaugural Dark Horse variant, painted in Blue Ember Metallic, has come to completion. Its features consist of sporty Recaro seats, bold accent stripes, and both the Handling and Appearance packages. Boosting its performance, a MagneRide suspension, K-brace Torsen rear differential, and Pirelli Trofeo RS tires on staggered wheels have been expertly installed as part of the factory upgrades.

Similar to all other Mustang Dark Horse models, VIN 001 is equipped with a powerful 5.0-liter V8 engine that produces 500 horsepower and 418 pound-feet of torque. This immense power is transmitted solely to the rear wheels by means of a Tremec six-speed manual transmission.As with every other version of the Mustang Dark Horse, VIN 001 boasts a formidable 5.0-liter V8 engine nestled under its hood, capable of churning out an impressive 500 horses and 418 pound-feet of torque. The immense strength generated by this engine is harnessed exclusively by the rear wheels through a Tremec six-speed manual gearbox.

Just a friendly reminder, the initial price for the 2024 Mustang Dark Horse is set at $60,850, inclusive of destination and handling taxes. While Barrett-Jackson has not disclosed an estimated sale price for the first ever Dark Horse model, it is worth noting that the first 2024 Mustang was sold for $490,000 at the same auction a year ago. Ford has announced that all proceeds from the sale will be donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), a charitable organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of type 1 diabetes.

Source: Barrett-Jackson

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