First 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse Sold at Auction, Proceeds to Charity

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Barrett-Jackson Auction, Scottsdale, AZ — January 31, 2024

The first 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse off the assembly line, VIN 00001, was sold at auction by Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, Arizona. Provided by the Ford Motor Company, 100% of the auction proceeds were donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The price? An incredible $374,000 for the charity.

Here is the Auction Listing from Barrett Jackson

Lot #3003 – Ford Motor Company is auctioning this 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse VIN 001 fastback to benefit charity. With sizzling good looks, an advanced suspension and 500hp, the 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse sets a new benchmark for American performance. As the first new Mustang performance nameplate in 21 years, the heart of Ford Mustang Dark Horse is an all-new fourth-generation Coyote 5.0-liter V8 engine with a dual air-intake box and throttle-body design. The engine sends 500hp and 418 ft/lbs of torque to a unique 6-speed TREMEC manual transmission. This Ford Mustang Dark Horse includes a transmission oil cooler, engine oil cooler, rear axle cooler and improved engine cooling capability. It also boasts unique chassis tuning and heavy-duty front springs. Stopping is courtesy of Brembo 6-piston front brakes with 14-inch rotors. Handling is enhanced with MagneRide suspension, K-brace, Torsen rear differential and standard Pirelli Trofeo RS tires on staggered wheels (19×10.5 front and 19×11 rear). The seventh-generation Ford Mustang adds a modern chiseled look to its heritage-inspired fastback design. Inside is the most technologically advanced, driver-centric cockpit of any Mustang yet. From a flat-bottomed steering wheel to a 12.4-inch digital instrument cluster with customizable screens, this car delivers an extraordinary driving experience. Special-order equipment on VIN 001 includes RECARO seats, painted hood and accent stripes, and both Handling and Appearance packages. The entire sale price of this vehicle will benefit the charity JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. **100% OF HAMMER PRICE TO BENEFIT JDRF** **WILL BE SOLD AT APPROXIMATELY 6:30 P.M. MST ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 2024

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