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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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