The last 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 Convertible was sold on Saturday at a Barrett-Jackson auction in Reno, Nevada, for $500,000. Ford donated the Mustang to be auctioned for charity, and all of the money is going to the Brain Injury Association of America.

Parnelli Jones, winner of the 1963 Indianapolis 500, was there on behalf of the BIAA with his son Page, who suffered a brain injury in a sprint car crash in 1994. The bidding increased quickly, reaching $500k in no time, spreading a bit more hope to people who live with brain injuries.

The winning bidder will be able to choose the GT500's exterior, interior and stripe colors, and is scheduled to receive the car, signed by Parnelli Jones in appreciation for the donation, by the end of 2013. Watch the video below to see the auction-block action.


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      JJ
      • 1 Year Ago
      GT500K
      Schadenfreude
      • 1 Year Ago
      If Speed channel ceases to exist this weekend, who is going show Barrett Jackson?
      Walt
      • 1 Year Ago
      Well done Ford!
      Hybridnetics
      • 1 Year Ago
      A humble and generous donation from Ford... As usual.
      Paulevalence
      • 1 Year Ago
      really? the last 2014 already? being over 4 months away from the start of 2014...?
        Walt
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Paulevalence
        Read the article.... "and is scheduled to receive the car, signed by Parnelli Jones in appreciation for the donation, by the end of 2013." I suppose the 2014 model year for the Mustang will be rather abbreviated, since we have a certain '64 1/2.....opps I mean '14 1/2 model coming out.
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Paulevalence
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        ngiotta
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Paulevalence
        They are also limited production... I believe under 10,000 every year since '07. The GT350 will be the same way.
          • 1 Year Ago
          @ngiotta
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      Indubitably
      • 1 Year Ago
      Ehh... Isn't it still 2013?
        John
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Indubitably
        The 2014 Mustangs have been out since the first quarter of this year.