What Is the SR-71 Mustang?Last Updated July 21, 2021 | Andrew Boyle
Based on the legendary Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, the SR-71 Mustang Special Edition featured a black and gray exterior paint along with a screen print glass roof design. This special edition Mustang was auctioned off for $375,000 to benefit the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh event.
The second generation Mustangs are often forgotten now, but not the Mustang King Cobra. One of the most popular special edition pony cars, this car is highly sought after by collectors. The King Cobra played a key role in rehabilitating the Ford Mustang's image among car enthusiasts. Read more about the Mustang that was the first to feature the 5.0 branding.
Ford and Hertz teamed up in 1966 for a "Rent-a-Racer" promotion with the "H" in Shelby GT-H standing for Hertz. The promotion was revived two more times, once 40 years after the first promotion in 2006 and again in 2016.
2005 saw the introduction of a truly "limited-edition" Mustang, available only in San Diego, CA, the San Diego Special Mustang. Not only did it feature an upgraded exhaust, V6 engine, rear spoiler and special badging throughout, but also gleaming chrome spinner wheels and a booming Shaker stereo system.