Petty’s Garage announces 2017 ‘King’ edition Ford Mustang GT

Petty's Garage and the Ford Motor Company are set to build 2017 "King Edition" Mustang GT models with special scheme to celebrate Richard Petty's 80th birthday.

Petty’s Garage announced on Wednesday that they will build 500 "King Edition" 2017 Ford Mustang GT models.

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The builds also include 43 cars that will feature a special silver scheme to celebrate Richard Petty’s 80th birthday in July 2017.

This is the third year that Petty’s Garage and Ford have come together for the special Mustangs honoring "The King," as the 2017 builds are set to be the largest stock to date.

The 2017 King Edition Mustangs will feature 670 horsepower and a full warranty through Ford, while the Premier, 825 horsepower editions will offer a third-party powertrain warranty for three years/36,000 miles.

Petty’s Garage will also introduce a King EcoBoost model next year, which includes the addition of a race spoiler and a signature center exhaust system.

All models will be available for purchase at local Ford dealerships nationwide.