Tag Archives: Auction

News: Ole Yeller GT350 Auction Results

Six-Figure Shelby

Ford’s one-of-a-kind GT350 raises $295,000 for EAA Young Eagles

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

As we recently shared, Ford Motor Company again donated a unique Mustang for auction at the annual Experimental Aircraft Association Gathering of Eagles held during EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. This year’s vehicle began as a Shelby GT350 but it was modified in tribute to the Ole Yeller P-51D Mustang aircraft that Bob Hoover flew to set the coast-to-coast prop plane record of five hours and 20 minutes.
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News: Ole Yeller Shelby GT350 Auction

Yellow Streak

Ford continues supporting EAA Young Eagles with a unique Shelby auction

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

For the past eight years Ford has constructed some amazing, one-off Mustangs destined for the auction block at the annual EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. From the Mustang AV8R (inspired by the F-22 Raptor) in 2008 to the Apollo Edition Mustang (inspired by the Apollo spaceflight program) in 2015, these pony cars have all drawn from aeronautical inspiration to fit the event’s theme.
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News: EcoBoost Mustang Auction

Time to Fly

The turbocharged Lethal Performance project we followed is up for grabs

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Lethal Performance

Our adage when it comes to project cars is that they are never finished until you sell them. As long as you own one you will have plans to tweak this or add that. However, when you decide it’s time to move on the only way to close the door is to pass the torch on to someone else. That’s exactly what Lethal Performance is doing with its 2015 EcoBoost Mustang, which is now on the auction block to make room for some exciting new project cars.
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News: Mecum Shelby GT350 Auctions

Highest Bidder

You can bid on rare Shelby GT350s at Mecum Auctions in Indianapolis

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Mecum Auctions

The latest Shelby GT350s are rare machines, but the rarest of them all are the scant 137 built for the 2015 model year. If you weren’t lucky enough to score one off the dealer lot, the Mecum Auctions held this weekend in Indianapolis, Indiana, is offering you the chance to bid on the next to last one built.
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Event: Barrett Jackson West Palm 2016

Blue Oval Bidding

Ford’s presence was strong at the South Florida stop on the auction’s tour

By Steve Turner

Automotive auctions have become a television staple because it’s fun to watch well-heeled bidders buying pristine collectible cars. Theses beauties might be beyond the reach of most of us, but it’s still fun to dream. Not all the dream cars are completely unattainable, however. There are some real-world cars for sale too.
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