Home / Auto News / News article: Custom Shelby GT500 Fetches $200,000 for Charity at Barrett-Jackson - AutoGuide.com News
 |  Jan 20 2013, 8:04 PM

A custom Shelby GT500 modified by a group called “Friends of Carroll” has sold for $200,000 at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.

As potent as the 2013 GT500 is from the factory with 662 hp, power upgrades courtesy of Ford Racing brings this custom Shelby GT500 to 850 hp from its 5.8-liter, V8 engine.

SEE ALSO: 2013 Shelby GT500 Officially Rated at 662 HP

The exterior of the GT500 also got some changes with a widebody kit from Shelby while the rear gets massive 13-inch wide wheels. Painted in Guardsman Blue with Wimbledon White stripes, the GT500 pays homage to 1960s Cobra roadsters.

The proceeds from the Shelby GT500 will go towards the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

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