Ford Auctioning Off Final 2017 F-150 Raptor at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale
After two years of waiting, the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is finally here. If in your more than 700 days of anticipation you have raised Ford’s new performance truck up to a sort of divine status in your brain, and if you feel that the only way to properly supplicate before that divinity is to flagellate yourself by owning the very last 2017 model produced, now you have your in. Also, if you like supporting charity and having a coveted one-of-one truck.
Ford will auction off the last 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor produced at the 46th annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, offering the winning bidder of Lot No. 3004 both the distinction of having the final truck produced from the batch and being able to choose from a one-of-one color that no other Raptor owner will have.
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“The new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is by far the most off-road-capable vehicle on the market today, boasting some of the best performance technology to come from Ford,” said Jim Owens, marketing manager, Ford Performance. “Raptor serves as a testament to our passion for creating vehicles that are designed to tackle the toughest obstacles on earth. We’re really looking forward to auctioning off our custom creation to help support JDRF.”
As with auctions from Barrett-Jackson events past, all proceeds raised by Ford in the sale of the final 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor will be donated to JDRF, a global organization that funds type 1 diabetes research.
“Barrett-Jackson has enjoyed a long and solid relationship with Ford that has raised millions of dollars to benefit charity,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO, Barrett-Jackson Auctions. “The auction of the highly-anticipated Ford Raptor promises to be a highlight of the show—one that will help support a truly great cause. We look forward to our continued relationship with Ford as we work together to support those in need.”
The auction kicks off at 8 pm on Friday, January 20th. Get your bucks ready.
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