Red Tails GT !!!!
Engineers and designers at Ford have created a special edition Mustang to celebrate the Red Tails, the black Tuskegee Airmen who flew P51 Mustangs and bombers in World War II. To be shown at the EAA Air Venture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the Red Tails Mustang VIN 00051 will be auctioned during the Gathering of Eagles to support the Young Eagles, a program that gives youth a chance to experience general aviation flying.
Starting with a Mustang GT with the glass roof, the exterior gets a non-production aluminum-look paint finish with, naturally, a red tail. In addition to the red and yellow color trim, Ford has added a Boss grille and rear spoiler, Roush rockers, a GT500 rear diffuser, 20-inch Forgiotto wheels and an awesome quad exhaust setup from SVT.
Under the hood is a 2.3-liter Whipple supercharger to spice things up a bit. Inside, the special edition Mustang gets new gauges and new nav screen graphics, Red Tail logos on the seats, illuminated sill plates, tri-colored seat belts and it loses the rear seats in favor a red X-brace.
Previous special edition Mustangs for the EAA gathering, such as the Blue Angels and SR-71 Blackbirdversions, have gone for around $400,000. Have a read of the press below for all the details, as well as a video on this latest one-of-a-kind 'Stang.
Ford Red Tails Mustang