We all new it was coming [back] and it would be a sure-fire hit. And the Ford Mustang Boss 302 did just so. Now that the Boss is back and continuing in its reborn production tenure, Ford’s teeing up a custom 2013 Boss 302 Laguna Seca edition to be auctioned off at the Cattle Baron’s Ball, with proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society. The hue of it, differing from the above photo, will be a sexy Candy Red, and will be offered up during a live auction on September 29,2012.
Ford executives, as well as the event planners, are pretty excited about this opportunity to post-up a one-of-a-kind 2013 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca to forward the cause in the war against the stupid life-robbing disease we dub “cancer”.
Keep reading to get the full scoop in the Press Release, following.
Ford Motor Company to Provide Custom 2013 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca for Cattle Baron’s Ball Auction
DEARBORN, Mich., July 2012 – Ford Motor Company is excited to announce the donation of a customized 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca for the 10th Anniversary Cattle Baron’s Ball Auction. The Candy Red Mustang will have a one-of-a-kind paint scheme created for the event. The goal in customizing the Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca is to create a vehicle that will attract the highest bids from car collectors and ultimately the most money to support American Cancer Society research, programs and services for cancer survivors and their loved ones throughout Metro Detroit.
“Like many people, my family has been personally affected by the challenges of cancer and I am proud to chair Cattle Baron’s Ball in Detroit,” said Jim Farley, Ford Motor Company group vice president for Global Marketing, Sales and Service. “As a fan of the powerful, historic Mustang, I am especially pleased to provide this American icon for auction.”
Since 2003, the American Cancer Society Cattle Baron’s Ball has enjoyed record-breaking success and is recognized as one of the most distinctive charitable events in Metro Detroit. Guests of Cattle Baron’s Ball enjoy a unique Western-themed event complete with live entertainment, Texas-style cuisine provided by Detroit’s finest eateries, dancing, a high-end live and silent auction, and other special attractions. This year’s event will feature a private, unplugged performance by superstar Toby Keith sponsored by Ford.
“Because of the significant value of the one-of-a-kind 2013 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca, there will be an opportunity for call-in bids during the live auction,” said Jill Rafferty, director, Distinguished Events, American Cancer Society. For more information about bidding via phone for the live auction, please call Rafferty at 248.663.3450.
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About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 166,000 employees and about 65 plants worldwide, the company’s automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford and its products worldwide, please visit http://corporate.ford.com.