Ford to Auction Last 2017 F-150 Raptor at Barrett-Jackson to Benefit JDRF
Winning Bid Gets Last VIN of 2017 Model, Choice of Color
Ford is taking enthusiasts’ passion and interest in the Raptor and putting it toward a good cause. Ford will auction the rights to the last 2017 Raptor by vehicle identification number (VIN) at the upcoming Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. The truck will be lot 3004 and have no reserve. The winning bidder will get his or her choice of color. Helping to whip up enthusiasm and support for proceeds going to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) will be Ford Motor Company president and CEO Mark Fields himself, joined by the Raptor’s development team.
Additionally, Ford will be announcing the Raptor Assault program at the Barrett-Jackson auction, a special off-road driving school that will be offered to all new Raptor buyers and hosted at the Utah Motorsports campus. The Raptor follows the auction of the Focus RS last year at Barrett-Jackson to raise funds for the JDRF.
The auction for the Raptor will take place at approximately 8 p.m. mountain time, 10 p.m. eastern, on Friday, January 20, 2017. All of the bid or “hammer” price proceeds will go to the JDRF. To register to bid on the Raptor, you can visit the lot link on the Barrett-Jackson page.