Don’t be fooled by what you see on the silver screen. Ford did not build the GT as a reaction to competitors. Instead, it was and is a statement to the world. As such, every few decades the brass in Dearborn pulls together the best blue oval designers, engineers, and drivers. Their efforts have resulted in three generations of Ford GT for sale, so don’t miss this opportunity.
1966 Ford GT :: $199,000
Lightning rarely strikes twice, unless you are Carroll Shelby. In order to win the 24 Hours of LeMans he was asked for an encore performance. His first supercar was the combination of the AC Bristol and a small block V8. In order to dominate the Mulsanne straight, Ford chose to start with a sleek 2-seater from Lola. The first GT40s were attractive from any angle, except winner’s circle. It took a completely new suspension, brakes, and aerodynamic package to become stable. Then it took the massive 427 big block to make the wind submissive. Superformance built these continuation cars from exacting original specs, albeit with stronger steel and the latest 7.0 liter from Roush. It is a member of World Registry of Cobras and GT40’s on page 1216, so click the button for all the info.
2005 Ford GT :: $349,000
Only forty years later, the man in the black hat was back. This time Ford wanted to celebrate their centenary in style. Shelby’s initial goal was to keep the dimensions as close as possible, but modern crash safety pushed the roofline up by 4″. Nevertheless, the car is easily identifiable from miles away. Pulling out all the stops, Appaling to those who had experienced the first generation, he made sure it was as plush as it was fast.
Inside the driver is treated to the best leather and surround sound by McIntosh. In contrast to every other supercar of that era, the gauges, controls, and ergonomics were top-notch. The supercharged 5.4-liter has a six-speed manual that can be shifted with a pinky finger. While not intended to be a race car, the 2004 to 2006 Ford GT is lauded as the best car of all time by drivers and publications around the world.
2017 Ford GT :: Call For Price
Now we reach a technological tour-de-force. A show car unveiled in 2015 took the world by storm, released nearly simultaneously at the North American Auto Show and in the virtual realm on Forza Motorsport 6. In contrast to the previous generation, the latest Ford GT for sale is a race car first and foremost. In order to build such a bespoke beast outside the normal production channels, Canadian racing firm Multimatic was brought onboard.
Using their latest DSSV suspension technology, the Ford GT has two suspension systems connected to each wheel. With almost no un-sprung weight, the rear quarter panels are a flying buttress. Not only does this keep the car glued to the track, it allows the carbon fiber body to remain light and strong. The first Ford GT to do without a V8, the EcoBoost 3.5-liter V6 proved itself by winning LeMans several times.
Examples of the first and second-generation cars are hard to come by, as collectors don’t part with them easily. Scarcity is the issue with the late models, with only 500 for each model year. But that doesn’t keep us from offering you the world’s best cars. Here are a few others for your consideration:
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