One-Off ‘Ole Yeller’ Shelby GT350 Mustang Fetches $295k At Auction

Sponsored Links

Ford managed to raise a commendable $295k for the Experimental Aircraft Association’s youth programs at last week’s EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

That’s how much the automaker’s special, one-of-one “Ole Yeller” Shelby GT350 Mustang went for at auction. The car, revealed several weeks ago, was conceived and built to pay homage to a famous P-51D Mustang fighter plane with that nickname. The plane, like the car, is yellow with black and green accents, and capable of some truly riveting displays of speed and agility.

This year marked the ninth in a row that Ford Motor Company supported the EAA’s fundraising efforts by donating an aeronautically-themed car. As Motor Authority reports, design on the “Ole Yeller” Shelby GT350 was led by Ford Designers Melvin Betancourt and Nicole Rush, with MAD Industries performing many of the modifications.

Sponsored Links

The car features the Shelby GT350 Mustang’s familiar 5.2-liter Voodoo V8, capable of 526 horsepower and a, 8,250 RPM redline. A massive rear wing, Forgiato wheels, and green lighting effects stand out as among some of the more attention-grabbing features of thisĀ one-off custom car.

Among the organizations to benefit from the car’s sale is the EEA Young Eagles – a program which provides an introductory aviation education to children from 8 to 17.

Sponsored Links
Sponsored Links

Subscribe to Ford Authority
For around-the-clock Ford news coverage


We'll send you one email per day with the latest Ford updates.

It's totally free.

  • Want to see your Ford vehicle or build featured on Ford Authority? We welcome your submissions. See here for details. ×

Written by Aaron Brzozowski

Aaron Brzozowski is a writer and motoring enthusiast from Detroit with an affinity for '80s German steel. He is not active on the Twitter these days, but you may send him a courier pigeon.

Sponsored Links

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

2017 Ford Escape Thrashed In Small-Overlap Crash Test: Video

Shelby GT350 Mustang Goes To Track Day, Thinks It’s A Ferrari