Ford has announced plans to auction off the 1,964th Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition at the Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas auction in September.

Ford has announced plans to auction off the 1,964th Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition at the Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas auction in September.

The special edition is based on the Mustang GT and comes nicely equipped with two-tone leather upholstery, the Performance Package and 19-inch alloy wheels with Pirelli P Zero tires. The model also has a 5.0-liter V8 engine that develops 435 bhp (324 kW) and 400 lb-ft (541 Nm) of torque. The car will also be outfitted with a one-off pace car package as well as signatures from Bill Ford and "other Ford executives."

The winning bidder will receive a VIP package to the Ford EcoBoost 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16th. The package includes airfare, hotel accommodations and two VIP tickets to the event.

Proceeds from the auction will benefit the Edith and Benson Ford Heart & Vascular Institute which is billed as a "leader and innovator in comprehensive cardiovascular care, research and education."

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