Petty’s Garage, the top house led by racing legend Richard Petty, has partnered up with Ford to make 143 special release Mustang GTs. Petty Motorsports runs a Mustang in NASCAR’s Xfinity series alongside two Ford Fusions in Sprint Cup.
Jeff Whaley, Petty’s Garage COO briefly explained the decision to make the car available for a limited number of buyers on the market:
“We received a tremendous amount of positive feedback about our Petty’s Garage Mustang GT displayed at the SEMA show. With so much interest, we began to explore the possibility of building a limited run of the Petty’s Garage Mustang GT.”
One hundred of the autos will be Stage 1 versions with 627 hp supercharged Ford Racing/Roush Performance supercharged 5.0-liter V8, MagnaFlow center exhaust pipe, HRE FlowForm wheels, Petty’s Garage bodykit incorporating a stock auto- inspired spoiler, personalized upholstery and Richard Petty’s signature on the dash. They performance cars will market for $62,410, including the cost of the donor auto.
Forty-three Stage 2 editions will likewise be offered for $92,410 and equipped with Petty Blue trimmed three-piece 20-inch produced HRE wheels, a Wildwood huge brake update with Petty Blue calipers, and a two-tone dark over Petty Blue paint work with the number 43 inserted into the cover pillars.
Both models are joined by Ford/Roush and Petty’s Garage warranties covering the extra parts. Orders for manufactured slots are presently being taken at all Ford dealerships across the country.The orders will be honored on a first-come, first- served basis.
Richard Petty is a seven-time NASCAR winner. The Petty’s Garage Mustang GT is based on the Petty’s Garage Mustang GT that appeared at the 2014 SEMA Show. Key contenders to the Mustang are, among others, the Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger and Nissan 370Z.
Of the 43 to be built, Petty’s Garage announced that only 42 are still available for order. It appears AC/DC’s Brian Johnson has recently written his name on the first. The lead vocalist of AC/DC was reported saying:
“This Mustang has just taken my breath away. It really is one of the best cars I’ve ever driven. I didn’t have an American car, but I do now!”
Johnson talked many times bout his passion for cars. One of his previous statements said that the now famous lead singer of the worldwide known rock band would have never imagined in his teenage years that was to become a musician. Instead at that time he dreamt of being a driver. But with the success of his music now the rockstar can also afford to play with fast cars.
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