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SR-71 Mustang sells for $375,000 at EAA AirVenture auction

By - July 29, 2010 – 9:53 pmOne Comment | 2,539 views

The one-off SR-71 Mustang, built in cooperation with Ford, Roush and Shelby, was auctioned off earlier today for $375,000. The auction raised money for the EAA’s Young Eagles Program.

The SR-71 Mustang was built at Roush’s facility in Livonia, Michigan and takes inspiration from the Lockheed Martin SR-71 Blackbird that took its first flight in 1964, the same year as the introduction of the Mustang. The car has several unique features including a Whipple supercharger, custom Recaro racing seats, a custom racing steering wheel and an integrated roll cage.

SR-71 Mustang Features:

o All-new aluminum block 5.0-lite Ti-VCT V8 engine with a 2.3-liter Whipple Twin Screw Supercharger with Ford Racing calibration and Roush intake
o Ford Racing Handling Pack
o Ford Racing tuned exhaust and tips
o SVT Track Pack wheels in custom paint (19-inch in front, 20-inch in rear)
o Glass roof with unique graphic treatment
o Unique non-production matte and silver exterior paint treatment with SR-71 cues
o Custom Recaro race seats featuring embroidered signatures of Jack Roush and Carroll Shelby
o Custom racing steering wheel
o Rear seat removed to accentuate cockpit environment
o Ford Racing performance gauge cluster
o Modified navigation screen and instrument cluster
o Roll cage
o Custom IP badging, sill plates and floor mats

[Source: Roush]

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