Matt Farah, Road & Track contributor and founder of , is selling his ultra-cool Fox-body-widebody Mustang after four years of ownership. If you've followed this car's transformation from used SSP-trim California Highway Patrol car to full-on canyon carver, you'll know it's one hell of a machine. It's , and half of the proceeds from the auction will go to a charity of the winning bidder's choice.
The upgrade list is truly impressive. The biggest change, of course, is the suspension. The live axle has been swapped with an independent rear suspension with parts taken from a 2004 Mustang Cobra, for optimal handling over bumpy roads and uneven surfaces. It's complemented by custom-valved Bilstein shocks and springs, riveted fender flares, and perfectly matching three-piece HRE wheels wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires. Powering it all is a 302 cubic-inch Ford Racing V8 crate engine making 268 horsepower to the wheels. Power is sent through a Tremec five-speed manual transmission to a Torsen limited-slip differential. Clearly, this car was built for corners, not straight-line speed.
If you like the outside, you'll probably love the interior. The stock seats have been replaced with fixed Recaro buckets, paired with a half cage, six-point harnesses, and a lovely Momo Prototipo steering wheel. The most interesting mod is the custom upholstery, which looks like window curtain material from the 1980s. Personally, I love it. There's also a set of Autometer Pro-Comp gauges and a Hurst short-shifter. Farah claims he's put about 3500 miles on the car over his entire four-year ownership, though the broken odometer reads just 2400 miles.
It's with a current high bid of $65,000 and seven days remaining with no reserve. If you want to own one of the best Fox-body Mustangs around and help a good cause, you should buy it.
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