Ford final week delivered the initial 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500, a unique 1-off model with a paint work that matches the shade of a 1968 Mustang prototype employed by Shelby American as a growth mule, a automobile famously recognized as the Green Hornet since of its vibrant green paint finish.

The Shelby GT500 with a VIN ending in #001 was delivered to Craig Jackson, CEO and chairman of the Barrett-Jackson auction residence, who bid $ million for the rights to the automobile at a charity auction held in January. It now sits in Jackson’s assortment which consists of the unique Green Hornet.

Jackson and his wife Carolyn have been invited by Ford to witness the unique Shelby GT500 roll off the line at the car’s Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan in October. The shade was accomplished with a Lime Green base topped with Candy Apple Green.

“In generating this request, I really had no concept what an extraordinary undertaking it was, but BASF and the paint experts at Penske went over and past to make that take place,” explained Jackson. “The whole staff at Ford went out of their way to assist my dream grow to be a actuality, and I couldn’t be far more grateful.”

Past its special paint work, the automobile also dons a hand-painted “EXP500” label on its flanks and physique-colored side mirror housings, to more tie it to the Green Hornet. The label, which stands for “Experimental Prototype,” signified the unique automobile as a growth mule at Shelby.

The 2020 Shelby GT500 is on sale now priced from $73,995, like location. It comes common with a 760-horsepower, five.two-liter supercharged V-eight, a seven-pace dual-clutch transmission, and Michelin Pilot Sport four summer time tires. In accordance to Ford, the automobile will run the quarter-mile in below eleven seconds, and blast -60 mph in the mid three.-2nd bracket.

Jackson’s Shelby GT500 will be on show alongside the Green Hornet and one more unique Shelby prototype recognized as Tiny Red at Barrett-Jackson’s auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, following month. Tiny Red is a prolonged-misplaced Shelby prototype identified by Jackson in 2018. It truly is just undergone a total restoration and the exhibiting at the auction will be the initial public outing for the automobile.