The BOSS is back and ready to race! A factory track ready race machine for SCCA, Grand-Am, and NASA classes. Utilizing the new 2011 Mustang GT 5.0 V8 the new BOSS 302R base model will come with a six speed manual transmission, roll cage, race seats, safety harness, data acquisition and race dampers/springs, and Brembo brake and tire package. The BOSS 302R will be sold as a serialized off-road only vehicle. 2010 marks the 40th anniversary of Parnelli Jones 1970 Trans-Am championship in a BOSS 302 Mustang. That particular vehicle was made by Bud Moore Engineering.
Ford provided this statement which sums up why this new vehicle exists. “To keep pace with consumer demand, the Ford team has built modern versions of the most iconic performance Mustangs over the years,” said Jamie Allison, director, Ford North America Motorsports. “From Shelbys to Bullitt, Mach and Cobra Jet, it is now time for BOSS to join the list of America’s most coveted Mustangs. The original BOSS 302 was a championship-winning legend and the new Mustang BOSS 302R will carry on the tradition. The Mustang was born to race from the start, and this new Mustang is bred to win.”
A total of 50 BOSS 302R Mustangs will be built by Ford Racing. You can order one through your local Ford dealership with a MSRP of $79,000. Deliveries are scheduled for Q3 of 2010.