This year during the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction one lucky winner will drive away in a one-of-a-kind 800-plus horsepower 2013 Shelby GT500 courtesy of Speed TV and Hagerty Classic Car Insurance. The custom Shelby GT500 will be given away as the grand prize for the Hagerty Fantasy Bid contest which takes place from January 17-21.
The one-off all black Shelby GT500 HFB Special Edition is loaded with performance and cosmetic upgrades any enthusiast would go crazy over. Modifications include a full Ford Racing lowering kit, Hydraulic Hood struts, Shelby Wheel Company’s Nitto 20×9.5-inch front and 20×11-inch drag radial rear tires.
Interior-wise; the custom-made front and rear seats feature black suede inserts, black carbon fiber stripes and blue stitching all combining for an attractive outward appeal, while still maintaining Ford’s firm, yet comfortable, driver support structure.
Full-length stainless steel headers with high-flow catalytic converters, a Borla exhaust system, high-flow air filter and an Ice Nine modified air intake (adding 30 bhp) all increases efficiency, power and enhances the sound of this enticing package.
Adding to the overall look is W2 Graphics’ flat black stripe kit, RTR’s rear license plate surround and Ice Nine’s side splitters and smoked lens kit. Also included are a custom billet antenna, 3D carbon fender scoops, custom quarter window scoops, quarter panel scoops, billet aluminum Hagerty Fantasy Bid badging and a laser etched, Hagerty logoed gas cap that signifies a Special Edition Mustang.
Game play begins Thursday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT and lasts through Sunday, Jan. 20 with 28 fantasy bid cars selected to cross the block throughout the weekend.
It’s easy to enter, as any Hagerty Fantasy Bid contestant who places a fantasy bid is automatically eligible for the giveaway Mustang. A random drawing from all fantasy bid entries throughout the four days of competition determines the winner, which concludes on Sunday, Jan. 20.