We are not sure what prompted this to create such a vehicle. Wasn’t a big V8 Mustang enough? Wasn’t it easier to swap out the engine for a Lamborghini Gallardo than to take the entire chassis and hook these two different sports cars together?
We may never know the answer to these questions. All we know is that this car exists, and it gives us a bunch of very confusing feelings.
On the other hand, the 2007 Mustang’s exterior looks as good as ever. Sure, the grille is missing the usual galloping horse, and there are a few key differences here and there, but overall, you’d think this car was a Ford Mustang if you were to look in the distance.
But then you get to the back and find that this Mustang has a lot more junk in the trunk than any Mustang before or after it. That’s all in the Lamborghini Gallardo, and cognitive dissonance gives us seizures.
Inside, the car is almost entirely from the first generation Gallardo. The same 5.0-liter Audi V10 and 6-speed manual that the Gallardo came with powers this beast, presumably giving it 513 horsepower and 376 pound-feet of torque.
According to Barrett-Jackson List (which comes to us by Car classics), this thing only has 2,564 miles on the odometer, which means it’s brand new.
As for the age of the two cars before they stuck together, we don’t know.
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What we do know is that the rest is a mix of custom fittings and other cars. The taillights are all Gallardo, but the front indicators are a Porsche 911 Turbo. Steel fender flares and rocker moldings are all custom, while the interior is a collision between Ford’s practicality and Lamborghini luxury.
The seats and Alcantara headliner are all Gallardo, but the dashboard has been trimmed to match the Mustang’s not so spacious cabin. The center console is Gallardo again, but the vents look like they came from a random Nissan or Honda.
Rather than calling it a “Mustardo,” as one would almost feel compelled to do with such a car, designers named it “Tractorri” in honor of Lamborghini’s humble beginnings as a tractor maker.
Who knows how much that will go at auction, but the designers spent $700,000 to tie these cars together, so that’s a tie number.
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