2015 Ford Mustang F-35 Lightning II Edition Headed to Charity Auction

Ford continues its tradition of supporting the EAA Young Eagles by auctioning special-edition one-off vehicles, this time a new 2015 Ford Mustang F-35 Lightning II Edition. The auction will take place at the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Using a new Mustang GT fastback coupe as its base, the 2015 Ford Mustang F-35 Lightning II Edition is styled after the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter jet. The most prominent modification is the car’s matte titanium paint, blue-and-yellow lightning livery at the rear, and gold-tinted windows, drawing from styles seen on early-production F-35 jets. Custom 21-inch wheels combine with yellow-painted brake calipers for a dramatic flair, while Ford lowered the ride height by replacing the stock springs with Eibach ones.

Up front the 2015 Ford Mustang F-35 Lightning II Edition bears a thick racing stripe running toward a new splitter and an extended lip spoiler. There are also restyled rocker moldings; yellow mirror caps; a trunk-mounted rear wing; and larger, ceramic-coated exhaust outlets. The interior looks like a proper cockpit, with Recaro racing seats, a custom audio system, as well as F-35-themed floor mats and sill plates.

The 2015 Ford Mustang F-35 Lightning II Edition is now the seventh vehicle since 2008 that Ford has donated to the EAA Young Eagles, an organization which provides free introductory flights for young, aspiring aviators. Past auctions, which featured one-offs such as an Air Force Thunderbirds-themed 2014 Mustang, a Red Tails Mustang, a Blue Angels Mustang, and an SR-71 Blackbird Mustang, have collectively raised upwards of $2.5 million for the Young Eagles.

Exact performance upgrades aren’t available yet, but last year’s Thunderbirds Mustang was packing heat with a supercharger, Brembo brakes, and an improved suspension. It sold at auction for $398,000.

If you want to support the EAA Young Eagles and get your hands on the 2015 Ford Mustang F-35 Lightning II Edition, one of the first 2015 Ford Mustangs sold, bring your checkbook to Oshkosh on July 31.

Andrew Aslanidis
"is it fast?" "it's got a lightning bolt on it"
Suraj Suraj
Jean-Sébastien Wander
Quelle bagnole !!! Un vrai avion de chasse !!!+
Simon Ang
Niloy Dey
Just luks like a boring BMW by d design....
Niloy Dey
It luks just like any other car....nothing different abt it...d older model was d real mustang...dis one doesn't hav dat appeal...
Amidou Djakassa
Jerry Barvinek
I would never bid on that. don't see the attraction.
Alex Marks
technically Benz started doing the car first... ;) just in smaller quantities lol
Alex Marks
no, but I love the P51 special edition Mustangs
Taneja Gautam
join suPPoRt nd staY TUnEd https://www.facebook.com/GndecManiacs
Vash Da Stampede
Nikolaos Kountouris
zero design.
Shawn James
Wow. You are aware that the much heralded F-35 has fallen way short of its expectations? I fear that this is a mistake on the advertising department big time
Jake Rine
Gee, isn't the F-35 the plane we spent all that money on and still doesn't fly? Perfect concept for Ford, who builds cars that are on the racks more than the roads..
Calvin Hobbes
The car's quicker and more agile than the fighter jet.
Marty Smith
Does it come with as many recalls as the F-35?
Matthew Wolfe
Saab was born from jets, not a Mustang.
Doug Pratt
Henry's dead. It's not Henry's company anymore. Like Walmart isn't Sam's company anymore.
Jerry Calvert
What would you be driving if not for Henry Ford?
Doug Pratt
No bid; it's Ford.
Jeremy Deasley
Nope. Please don't mix a perfectly good v12 powered plane or jet with a stupid car.
Miguel Major
Line Desormeaux
Moorthy Ramachandharan
I love mustang gt series cars...
Creig Moser
Lame old has been?? They aren't even out yet!
Junior Kaale Ze Mchumi
With chevrolet camaro it's a battle
Kevin Brink
So it's overbudget, underperforming and a danger to its driver? Where do I sign up!
Clifford Manera
Born from jets??? I don't see a Saab!
Chuck KidneyStone
Linda Krause
Rob Eckaus
No way. But I would buy a '15 GT.
Billy Lombardo
watch the auction on barrett jackson or some show.dont want a lame old has been
Ashwin Kuekuatsheu
Sudharsh Srinivasan
JP PriTo
Nah, is a Ford
James Rutherford
Engr Zaheer Ahmed Soomro

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