Nine of the fastest series sport car meet on a competition on the Volkswagen Highspeed test track Ehra Lessien. The car engine were started to determine the top speed values of each of them. The meeting kings were: the 528 hp Aston Martin Vanquish S, the Corvette Z06 with 512 HP, the Dodge Viper SRT -10 with 506 HP, 620 HP strong Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano, 550 HP strong Ford GT, the Lamborghini Murciélago LP640 with 640 HP, the Mercedes McLaren SLR with 626 HP, the Porsche Turbo with 480 HP (...) More
First in the Superformance GT line up is the MKII A, a quality re-creation of the original that beat the Ferrari and finished in the top three positions at Le Mans in 1966. In developing the exhilarating SPF GT 40, engineers went to great lengths to ensure authenticity. More than 90% of the parts are interchangeable with the original car including the “monocoque “style chassis. The GT 40 also boasts of a pressed steel roof and beautifully finished body. Joining the parade later in 2006 will (...) More
Stillen has build its reputation by building one of the most quickest Nissan on the street. They even had a limited edition SMZ 300ZX that sold directly through Nissan dealers. And if you didn’t know the owner of Stille is Steve Millen. He drove one of the fastest car in the world but he fot really impressed by the Ford GT. So, he ordered a car, got his new GT and start desinged it, with his team, having in mind a rally car. He had to remove the air conditioning, in order to loose weight. (...) More
Ford will end the production of the GT supercar, after building the last one on Thursday at the Wixom Assembly Plant. A number of 4038 units were built during years. The plant were the GT was produced is to close soon. The GT was first unveiled as a concept in 2002. It is powered by a 5.4-liter supercharged V-8 engine with an output of 550 hp supercar. It makes the 0 to 60 mph sprint in 3.1 seconds and has a top speed of 205 (...) More
Ford unveiled the all-new 2007 Ford Shelby GT through a behind-the-scenes look at the high-performance Mustang’s development on its “Bold Moves: The Future of Ford” web-based documentary. On Wednesday, Ford confirmed production of the Shelby GT as one of 9 new product introductions coming in the next 6 months for Ford and Lincoln Mercury . The Shelby GT will feature a 4.6-liter V-8 producing 325-horsepower and production will be limited in volume therefore assuring its exclusivity like all Shelby Mustang models.
This summer marks an important anniversary for fans of motorsport and the Blue Oval. It is the 40 th anniversary of Ford’s historic 1-2-3 finish at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the famous Ford GT 40. This anniversary will be celebrated in style at the 2006 Le Mans Classic event on July 8 and 9. On Sunday, June 19, 1966, a trio of sleek Ford GT Mark II endurance racers crossed a rain-soaked finish line at the famous La Sarthe circuit in Le Mans , convincingly achieving Ford’s goal of beating (...) More
Working a life time near cars makes you wishing one. This is way a 57-years-old electrician who work his entire life at the General Motors plant in Janesville made himself a very nice gift: a 175600$ Ford GT Tungsten Limited Edition. The car is allmost three time his house price, but the car was his big dream, so this didnt stand in his way... probably his wife when swo him at home with the new car has something to say about this... The car, modeled on the GT race cars of the 1960s, is (...) More
It was in France, in the mid-1960s, that the great American supercar came to life. A low-slung, muscular racing car built to win on the legendary Le Mans race circuit, the Ford GT project was spearheaded by no less a powerhouse than company Chairman and CEO Henry Ford II. His goal was to change performance car history. And he did. The Ford GT race car beat the world’s best in endurance racing, placing 1-2-3 at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966 and winning the next three consecutive years.
2006 marks the 40th anniversary of that historic event, the start of Ford’s remarkable four-year winning streak of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. A special limited-edition exterior color, Tungsten Silver, is being offered on the 2006 Ford GT to commemorate that sterling victory.