SEMA eNews Vol. 22, No. 36, September 5, 2019

Ford to Sell Raffle Tickets for ’20 Mustang Shelby GT500

By SEMA Editors

  JDRF Ford Mustang
The all-new ’20 Mustang Shelby GT500 is powered by a 760hp 5.2L V8 engine that delivers 625 lb.-ft. of torque. 
   

Ford is donating a custom ’20 Mustang Shelby GT500 adorned in one-of-a-kind Venom paint that will be raffled to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and its battle against Type 1 diabetes.

The ’20 JDRF Mustang Shelby GT500 comes in a Venom metallic charcoal-color clearcoat with black painted over-the-top racing stripes. It has the carbon-fiber track package, including exposed carbon-fiber wheels, Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires, rear seat-delete, Recaro leather-trimmed seats and a Mustang GT4 track wing.

“Building on the excitement around GT500 is a terrific way to help JDRF fund research and help find a cure for Type 1 diabetes,” said Dave Pericak, Ford director of enterprise product-line management. “Not only does this raffle provide an opportunity to win the most powerful production Ford ever, it also speaks to how Ford strives to make people’s lives better.”

Ford has been donating vehicles to JDRF for its raffle fundraiser for nearly a decade. Ford teamed up with Protean and Penske Vehicle Services to create this custom-colored pony car.

Ford and JDRF are aiming to sell 75,000 raffle tickets during this annual fundraiser to raise money for JDRF, which is an interntional leader in Type 1 diabetes research funding, programming and awareness.

The first-place raffle winner takes home the Venom Shelby GT500. The second-place winner will receive an all-inclusive VIP race experience for two to the 2020 Daytona 500.

Tickets can be purchased online until November 10, at $10 each. The drawing will be held November 14, at the Ford Conference and Event Center: 1151 Village Rd., Dearborn, MI. The winner does not need to be present at the raffle drawing to win.

’20 Mustang Shelby GT500

The all-new Mustang Shelby GT500 delivers the quickest street-legal acceleration and most high-performance technology to date ever offered in a Ford Mustang. Arriving this fall, the Shelby GT500 is powered by a 760hp 5.2L V8 engine that delivers 625 lb.-ft. of torque. Due to its first-in-class Tremec TR-9070 DCT seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, the Shelby GT500 can achieve a 0–100-0 in 10.6 seconds.

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