New EcoBoost variant in the works.

Petty's Garage has revealed it will build 500 King Edition Mustangs for the 2017 model year.

The company is keeping detailed specifications under wraps but confirmed there will be a new King EcoBoost variant.  Little is known about the model but it will be equipped with a rear spoiler and a center-mounted exhaust system which "mirrors the look of all other Petty's Garage Mustangs." 

Power will be provided by a 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine that normally produces 310 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque.  It remains unclear if the model will have any performance tweaks but Petty's Garage is describing it as the "most radical EcoBoost available to purchase from your local Ford dealer."

Customers looking for something more unique can order a limited edition model that celebrates Richard Petty's 80th birthday which takes place on July 2nd, 2017.  Production will be limited to 43 units and each will have a tricolor exterior that mimics the 25th anniversary scheme used by Petty in 1996.

The King and King Premier Mustangs will also be making a return to the lineup with outputs ranging from 670 hp to 825.

Full details will likely be announced closer to launch but, in the meantime, the company confirmed pricing will start at $35,000.

Source: Petty's Garage via Bold Ride

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Petty's Garage Announces 2017 King Edition Ford Mustang Builds
Limited Edition Mustangs Commemorate 80th Birthday of
"The King" Richard Petty with Silver Design
LEVEL CROSS, N.C. (June 22, 2016)  - Petty's Garage announced today their continued partnership with the Ford Motor Company to exclusively build 500 "King Edition" Ford Mustang GT models. Included in the 2017 lineup is a limited run of 43 builds that include a silver scheme to celebrate "The King" Richard Petty and his 80th birthday in July, 2017.
This is the third year that Petty's Garage and Ford Motor Company have joined forces to build the King Edition Ford Mustangs. Since the popularity of the vehicles continues to grow each year, the 2017 builds will be the largest to date.
Petty's Garage will be the exclusive builder of four, one-of-a-kind, Mustangs. The high-performance shop will build a naturally-aspirated, non-supercharged model with all the looks and feel of the Petty's Garage Mustang that customers and fans have become accustom to, but at a lower introduction price.
Petty's Garage will also introduce a new King EcoBoost model in 2017. This model, with the addition of the race spoiler and signature center exhaust system, mirrors the look of all other Petty's Garage Mustangs, but doesn't sacrifice on power. It is the most radical EcoBoost available to purchase from your local Ford dealer.
The Petty tradition of unmatched speed and performance will continue with the 2017 King and Premier Edition Mustangs as the Premier build will produce up to 825 horsepower. All vehicles will be available at your local Ford dealership nationwide with the non-supercharged Petty's Garage Mustangs starting as low as $35,000 MSRP. A full warranty through Ford is included with the purchase of a 670 horsepower Mustang while the Premier, 825 horsepower edition, will offer a third-party powertrain warranty for three years/36,000 miles.
"We couldn't be more excited to continue our relationship with Ford Motor Company and announce our builds of the 2017 Mustang," said Russ Stellfox, Chief Executive Officer, Petty's Garage. "These vehicles will carry a special meaning with a scheme that will honor Richard Petty and his 80th birthday in 2017. The silver design is the same as the 25th anniversary scheme that the famous No. 43 raced in 1996. We're honored to offer this to our fans and customers and believe that these machines will be in high demand."
Upgrades to increase the horsepower to 727* or 825* are available at Petty's Garage, as well as custom paint and vinyl strip packages to allow Ford dealerships and individuals to personalize their Petty's Garage Mustang. Petty's garage also offers a full-line of suspension components, brakes, wheels and tires to further enhance the customization of their King Edition Mustang.