Darrell Gwynn Foundation Set to Auction Ford F-650 Extreme Super Truck at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach, April 5-6

Palm Beach, Fla. – The Darrell Gwynn Foundation will auction a 2012 Ford F-650 Extreme Super Truck at the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Auto Auction on April 5-6 at the South Florida Fairgrounds. Proceeds from the sale of the truck will benefit the foundation. The Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s mission is to SUPPORT people with paralysis and PREVENT spinal cord injuries.

“This is one of the coolest vehicles we’ve ever brought to Barrett-Jackson,” said Darrell Gwynn, president of the Darrell Gwynn Foundation. “This year marks our 10th anniversary selling vehicles at Barrett-Jackson to support our Wheelchair Donation Program. It’s very fitting that thanks to Ford and Extreme Super Truck we have such a special vehicle to celebrate 10 years of fundraising with Barrett-Jackson and the incredible impact Barrett-Jackson has made over the years helping us give the gift of mobility to so many in need.” 

The Ford F-650 truck was donated to the foundation by Ford Motor Company. It was then given a complete customization by Extreme Super Truck in Atlanta, Ga. creating the ultimate charity truck surely to dazzle potential buyers at the world’s largest auto auction. This Ford F-650 Extreme Super Truck was donated by Ford Motor Company and customized by Extreme Super Truck of Atlanta, Ga.

The truck also includes a Rolltisserie by Southern Pride cooker.

The Ford F-650 Extreme Super Truck has a 2012 Ford F-650 crew cab and chassis. Customizations made by Extreme Super Truck include Michelin X-One rear tires and Alcoa X-One wheels; ProPower Metal Tanks with custom stainless steel fuel and dummy boxes and stainless straps; front four link air ride by Kelderman Air Ride; custom paint, graphics and show finish clear coat by Custom Concepts; CNC and water jet wing brackets and rear speaker covers by Motion Metal Works, rear stainless racing wing and exhaust system parts by Jegs; chrome train horn by Truck Parts Specialist of Augusta; high-end amps and speakers by Memphis Car Audio; Z140BH head unit with reverse camera from Pioneer Car Audio; a custom dually fender by Triad Power Boats; window tint and decal logos by Sun Buster Window Tint and Royal Purple provided engine oil, transmission oil, gear oil and fuel conditioners for this truck. The truck also has a Super Truck custom super duty hood, 60” stainless steel rear race wing, front line lock system, Ford Larriot leather seating, leather captain seats in the rear, full carbon fiber black interior, race red seat belts and interior red LED accent lighting.

Along with the truck the buyer will also get a Rolltisserie by Southern Pride grill that has a fully automatic, gas-fired, wood burning assist, self-basting rotisserie system with digital thermostat control.

While on stage at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach, the Darrell Gwynn Foundation, on behalf of its donors and supporters, will donate a custom power wheelchair to an individual in need. The donation will be made through the Darrell Gwynn Foundation’s national Wheelchair Donation Program.

On Thursday, April 4 at 8 p.m. the Darrell Gwynn Foundation will present “Wheels of Dreams” at the Ragtops Motorcars Museum benefitting the Darrell Gwynn Foundation. The museum is located near downtown West Palm Beach,Fla., just minutes from the South Florida Fairgrounds. Tickets can be purchased for $75 by visiting www.darrellgwynnfoundation.org

Sponsors who made this project possible include: Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction, Reliable Transportation, Ford Motor Company, Extreme Super Truck, Michelin, ProPower Metal Tanks, Kelderman Air Ride, Custom Concepts, Motion Metal Works, JEGS, Truck Parts Specialist of Augusta, Memphis Car Audio, Pioneer Car Audio, Triad Power Boats, Sun Buster Window Tint and Royal Purple.  

Give the Gift of Mobility: https://darrellgwynnfoundation.org/the-gift-of-mobility.php  

About the Darrell Gwynn Foundation

Founded in 2002 by Champion Racer Darrell Gwynn and his wife, Lisa, the Darrell Gwynn Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to provide SUPPORT for people living with paralysis and PREVENT spinal cord injuries. The foundation’s primary support program is its national Wheelchair Donation Program. With this program the Darrell Gwynn Foundation has donated custom built wheelchairs to hundreds of individuals in need. The foundation also maintains a Patient Assistance Fund offering support services and tools at Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colorado with aspirations to expand this model to several hospitals nationwide. The Patient Assistance Fund also supports the Betty Jane France Pediatric Center, at Halifax Hospital in Daytona, Fla. and Homestead Hospital in Homestead, Fla. Additionally, the Patient Assistance Fund provides financial support through its Fast Track Laboratory with the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis aimed at finding a cure for paralysis. The foundation operates an Education & Prevention Program directed to high school students to educate them on the dangers of risky behavior that can lead to spinal cord injuries. This rapidly growing program reaches over 10,000 students annually at over 50 high schools. In an effort to create more awareness about spinal cord injuries, the Darrell Gwynn Foundation successfully lobbied for and established National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month with a resolution passed by the U.S. Senate in 2011 sponsored by both Florida Senators. With tremendous fundraising partners such as Barrett-Jackson, the NHRA, NASCAR, Rolltisserie by Southern Pride, Moduline Aluminum Cabinets and many more generous sponsors, individual supporters and donors, the Darrell Gwynn Foundation continues to evolve as a leading foundation for those with spinal cord injuries. For more information please visit www.darrellgwynnfoundation.org or www.facebook.com/darrellgwynnfoundation

 

About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company

Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Barrett-Jackson specializes in providing products and services to classic and collector car owners, astute collectors and automotive enthusiasts around the world. The company produces “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™” in Scottsdale, Ariz., Palm Beach, Fla. Orange County, Calif., and Las Vegas. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit www.barrett-jackson.com or call (480) 421-6694. 

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