2008 FORD MUSTANG GT CUSTOM COUPE - 71546Sold for Charity* at Scottsdale 2009 - Lot #428 2008 FORD MUSTANG GT CUSTOM COUPEhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/71546/71546_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #428 - This is not an ordinary Mustang, but one that has been "massaged" extensively by Griggs Racing, a small Sonoma company that specializes in the design, development and fabrication of high performance automotive components. What you will see is a current generation Mustang GT with a slightly different lower fascia. Yes, it has a short throw shift kit, but other than those obvious, yet subtle modifications, it appears to be a Mustang GT with the front fenders having a GR logo instead of a GT symbol and the rear gas cap also receiving the same "GR" treatment. The car does not display any significant expenditure for restyling, graphics or other non-performance enhancing features. An observant eye will need a second look to recognize that this is a very special, absolutely street legal Mustang. It is extremely powerful with 0-60 mph times in the 3- to 4-second range and, depending on axle gearing, a top speed that pushes 200 mph. And with the Griggs rear axle design, wheel hop becomes a non-issue when getting the power down to the ground. But it's the ability to corner and cope with extreme track condition that separates the GR-40 from every other Mustang and most other sports cars. And it is a smooth runner. Notwithstanding all the suspension upgrades and modifications, it rides like a regular Mustang GT, maybe better. This is Griggs Racing GR-40, badge # 001; the first in its line of modified Mustangs. Proceeds from the sale of this vehicle to benefit the Phoenix Theatre.
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