Ford Mustang GT-R Concept put up for auction

August 12th is one special day for car lovers, it being the grand day when the world’s largest car collector places its collection under the auctioneers hammer. RM Auctions, a reputed auctioneering house for Sports and Classics of Monterey would be putting up on sale cars from a company that have made a mark in the history of car manufacturing, that of Ford Motors. The most desired of the list would be the 1903 Ford Model – a Rear-Entry Tonneau and includes a 2004 Ford Mustang GT-R Concept.

As a tribute to the 40 years of the performance put up by Mustang the GT-R concept had been unveiled during the New York International Auto show held in April 2004. For this car RM Auction has slated a selling price of $250,000 – $350,000.

V8 engine that is fitted on the Ford’s OHC is the one that is fitted on the concept. The engine develops a total of 440 hp. For transmission it has a six speed TTC T-56 system. The concept has been inspired by the Grabber Orange that is the paint scheme of the 1970 Boss 302 Trans Am cars and therefore has a bright Valencia Orange paint for its exterior.

Source: topspeed

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