The first 2024 Ford Mustang GT to be auctioned off to help a worthy cause

The first 2024 Ford Mustang GT to be auctioned off to help a worthy cause



The first production unit of the 2024 Ford Mustang GT will be auctioned off at a charity event (Image: Disclosure / Ford)

The first unit of the 2024 Ford Mustang GT, the seventh generation model, will be auctioned at a charity event on January 28. The car has a 5.0 V8 engine under the hood, which produces 492 hp; see details.

Debut 2024 Ford Mustang GT to be auctioned off to benefit diabetes;  see details
The 2024 Mustang GT unit up for auction has chassis numbers ending in 001 (Image: Disclosure / Ford)

The first 2024 Ford Mustang GT to be auctioned

Ford has just announced that the first unit of the seventh generation Mustang is one of the items that will be auctioned at a charity event, which will be held on January 28, in the state of Arizona, in the United States. Proceeds from the auction sponsored by JDRF, the world’s leading research and advocacy organization for type 1 diabetes, will be used to support the fight against the disease.

It is not the first time that the brand has released the first unit of a new line for that reason. Other cars have also participated in the event in the past, such as the Mustang Shelby GT500, Mustang Mach 1 and Mustang Bullitt. In all of them, including GT 2024, the chassis had the last column 001.

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Model attractions

The sporty model of the 2024 Mustang GT has details that are similar to the previous models, from the 1960s. Additionally, the car also has a digital cockpit that has two large customizable digital displays with 3D graphics provided for real time.

Under the hood, the new Ford Mustang GT 2024 has a Coyote 5.0 V8 engine, 492 hp and 57.8 kgfm of torque. It works in conjunction with a six-speed manual or a 10-speed automatic transmission.

Debut 2024 Ford Mustang GT to be auctioned off to benefit diabetes;  see details
The GT version has a 5.0 V8 engine with 492 hp (Photo: Disclosure/Ford)

In addition, the new Ford Mustang GT is available with an optional performance package, the Performance Pack, which includes the Torsen rear differential, MagneRide suspension and rear wheels and tires, as well as the “Performance Electronic Parking Brake”, which adds . electric parking brake and unlock the Mustang’s rear “sliding” capability.

Finally, buyers can choose any standard Ford Mustang GT option, including two transmissions, 11 exterior colors, an all-new line of alloy wheels ranging from 18 to 20 inches, and Brembo brakes that come with three colors: black, red. and Grabber Blue.

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In addition, the new owner will also be able to choose from interior packages available with the aforementioned Performance Pack, as well as Recaro sports seats.

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Nicole Santana

Nicole SantanaJournalist and business communication specialist, with more than three years of experience working actively in the automotive industry and was awarded in 2016 for the best journalistic report through the Auto Informe competition. He is currently dedicated to writing the Garagem 360 portal, providing news, tests and multimedia content about the world of cars.