The 2008 CAV GT Gulf Oil Edition is a car made by and for the fans, inspired by the mythical Ford GT40. It comes to celebrate the 40th anniversary of one of his biggest conquest, the victory at the 24h Le Mans race against the powerful Ferrari.
Have you ever wondered what a real Ford GT is capable of? Trust me you will only know after watching this video! The Heffner Ford GT Twin Turbo manages to exceed 222 mph in 1 mile from a standing start.
The Ford GT is a living legend. For those who have driven this car before it is hard to imagine what it means to gain 29 % more performance power. Its supercharged engine with an impressive 701 bhp/ 523kW producing a peak torque of 7407 in-lbs reaches a top speed of 211 mph. The engine’s shear force gives you goose bumps and its deep base just about takes your breath away. With the tuning modifications carried out by GeigerCars.de the Ford GT really outdoes itself.
Roush is a name that has become synonymous with the Ford GT . To mark the end of production of these fabulous cars, Roush have developed a very limited edition series of cars called 600RE. Based upon the Ford GT Supercar, this exclusive limited edition boasts a number of features including an engine upgrade - raising power and torque and providing the Roush 600RE with even greater levels of acceleration and performance. The 600RE has also enjoyed the Roush styling treatment both inside and (...) More
Matech Racing has announced their plans to enter three Ford GT cars in the 2007 season of the FIA GT3 European Championship. This project is in the hands of Martin Bartek, owner of the Matech Concepts Company, located in Switzerland. The Swiss team has called on Christian Schumacher, of Belgium, to prepare the Ford GT cars for thei homologation with the FIA. Andreas Hainke, who worked with Race Alliance last year in the FIA GT Championship, has also joined the technical team, and will be (...) More
Federal safety regulators have gotten four complaints about half-shafts coming loose in Ford GT s but are not conducting a defect investigation. If the half-shaft separates from the transaxle, the rear wheels lose power. Ford also acknowledged a much wider problem - at least 60 incidents of broken shaft bolts - but said it is not a safety issue. A spokesman says Ford issued a service bulletin on the car last year. The failure occur during acceleration but not at highway speeds. (...) More
Hennessey Performance, the same tuner that powered the Dodge Viper up to 1000 hp, is now preparing a new competitor for its own car: a customised Ford GT. The engine goes up to 850 horsepower and 850 lb-ft of torque and so the car makes the 0 to 60 mph sprint in 2.6 seconds and has a top speed of 240 mph. Power: 850 HP 850 lb-ft Torque Estimated Performance: 0-60: 2.6 sec. 1/4 mile: 10.6 @ 142 mph Top Speed: 240 mph Includes: Twin Garrett Turbos Stainless Steel Turbo Headers (...) More
Every history comes to an end. So is with the car’s life. And 2006 brought with it the demise of a slew of auto models, cars, and trucks that won’t be back on dealers’ lots in 2007, including vehicles of every stripe from exotic supercars to plebeian sedans. Farewell to: Ford GT - Many consider the GT the greatest American supercar ever—a product from Ford no less. Reception of the concept version of the vehicle at the 2002 Paris Auto Show convinced Ford to produce the car on a limited basis. (...) More
When you are rich and famous, making a donation of $100.000 is not such a big deal for your pocket. The Oscar-winning actor Nicholas Cage donated his personal 2005 Ford GT 40, valued at more than $140,000, Wednesday to Universal Technical Institute Inc. students to use for training. His GT was a limited-edition vehicle (4500 ever built) which commemorates the look and feel of the original GT 40 painted in a blue-streaked. Making a tour to UTI’s Avondale campus in August he was impressed (...) More