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Need for Speed Movie Mustang GT Fetches $300K at Auction

Hollywood Ford takes Barrett-Jackson by storm

Apr 22, 2014
Photographers: Sean Russell, Barrett Jackson

Need for Speed Ford Mustang GT Details:

  • Custom Mustang GT auctioned for $300K at Barrett-Jackson in Florida
  • Silver Mustang GT was hero car in the Need for Speed movie
  • Boasts custom-designed wide body kit rolling on Forgiato 22-inch wheels
  • Proceeds benefit Henry Ford Health Systems' efforts to provide access to healthcare

The movie-watching car enthusiast public is still buzzing about the action-packed film version of the Need for Speed game franchise. It's a kinetic energy that probably helped a one-off 2013 Ford Mustang GT featured in the blockbuster fetch an impressive $300,000 bid at the West Palm Beach Barrett-Jackson auction on Saturday, April 19, proceeds from which will go to benefit the nonprofit Henry Ford Health System.

Need for speed ford mustang GT barrett jackson Photo 2/7   |   Need For Speed Ford Mustang GT Barrett Jackson

The custom Need for Speed Mustang GT pony car went to Dave Flynn of Columbiana, Ohio. Flynn takes home a Ford sporting a unique wide-body kit, an enlarged lower grille with new air intakes, extended rocker panels, a twin-snorkel hood and low-profile mirrors. The Mustang is finished in silver paint with Kona Blue racing stripes and Forgiato 22-inch aluminum alloy rims at the corners.

Need for speed ford mustang GT profile Photo 3/7   |   Need For Speed Ford Mustang GT Profile

Within the Need for Speed film, actor Aaron Paul uses the Mustang GT as his chariot into an exclusive illegal road rally. Needless to say, the Mustang is shown speeding, smoking and jumping obstacles while avoiding the long arm of the law. Think Dukes of Hazard type action sequences. The action sequences captured by the Need for Speed film in turn helped increase a final vehicle auction price that benefited a worthy cause.

The Henry Ford Health System was founded in 1915 by Henry Ford to support the Edith and Benson Ford Heart and Vascular Institute. It's one of the nation's leading comprehensive, integrated health systems, providing health insurance and healthcare delivery, including acute, specialty, primary and preventive-care services.

Need for speed ford mustang GT front three quarter 2013 SEMA Photo 7/7   |   Need For Speed Ford Mustang GT Front Three Quarter 2013 SEMA

The news gels nicely with Ford's overarching efforts this year to celebrate the Mustang's semi centennial. 2014 marks 50 years after the birth of America's first pony car.

Bob Hernandez
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