FOR SALE: 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R ‘Hennessey HPE850’

Collecting Cars is currently offering an extensively modified 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R that was previously owned by John Hennessey, CEO and founder of the famed American tuning company, Hennessey Performance. The car was also featured in the first episode of Top Gear’s Series 25 which aired on February 25, 2018. It was driven by Matt LeBlanc as it was compared to a Jaguar F-Type SVR and the McLaren 570GT. The car was subsequently sold to Clive Sutton, a London luxury car dealer, before it was acquired by the vendor in 2020.

This GT350R was originally finished in Wimbledon White but is now wrapped in two-tone yellow and black vinyl. it also comes with a GT350R-specific front splitter, a carbon composite grille, a carbon fibre rear wing, MagneRide adaptive suspension, aset of 18-inch carbon-fibre wheels, a vented aluminium hood and matching rear fenders.

What makes this car even more special is its supercharged 5.2-litre DOHC ‘Voodoo’ V8 engine that’s been modified by the folks at Hennessey Performance. The engine has been equipped with the HPE850 performance package that increases its power output to 858bhp and 673lb-ft of torque mated to a six-speed manual gearbox and a limited-slip differential.

This Ford Mustang GT350R ‘Hennessey HPE850’ bearing the serial number 001 is a special-edition high-performance muscle car. Originally owned by John Hennessey himself and famously featured on Top Gear with Matt LeBlanc behinds its wheels. This example has been heavily modified, making it an extraordinary Shelby Mustang that you’ll rarely see on the road or on a racetrack. This absolute beast of a muscle car will surely impress its new owner every time its potent supercharged V8 is pushed to its limits.

Head over to Collecting Cars to start placing your bids!

Note: All photos are courtesy of Collecting Cars