Ford to donate first Falcon XR8 Sprint to charity

Ford has again backed an Australian charity with confirmation this morning that the brand would donate the first publicly available version of the Falcon XR8 Sprint to a worthy cause.

Ford to donate first Falcon XR8 Sprint to charityThe high-performance Falcon will be auctioned off to raise funds for the JDRF Artificial Pancreas Project, which is exploring a ‘technological cure’ for type 1 diabetes.

Ford has also committed a $60,000 cash donation towards the program, along with $13,000 that has been donated by Ford Australia employees.

Graeme Whickman, Ford Australia President and CEO, says JDRF is doing some great work and deserves support.

“The Falcon XR8 Sprint is a truly memorable vehicle, a tribute to the ongoing, innovative work by our local development team.

“This iconic car will contribute in a small way to another Australian innovation under development by JDRF to help save young lives.”

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