Ford GT40

 
RK Motors Ford GT40 restoration project

1966 Le Mans-winning Ford GT40 restoration video, part four: attention to detail

A few weeks ago, we began following the restoration of the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT40 Mk II that won the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. Rob Kaufman, owner of classic car dealer RK Motors Charlotte, purchased the car in 2014. While the GT40 was in pretty good shape, it wasn't in the same... read more

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Superformance GT40 MkII 50th Anniversary edition

Superformance Launches 50th Anniversary Ford GT40

Fifty years ago, the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] together with Shelby American secured a historic 1-2-3 finish at the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a trio of GT40 MkII racers... read more January 29, 2016 by


 
1965 Ford GT40 replica from ‘Fast Five’ - Image via Mecum Auctions

Replica Ford GT40 From ‘Fast Five’ Heads To Auction

Fans of the 2011 movie Fast Five will immediately recognize this Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] GT40. It’s a replica built exclusively for filming of the fifth installment... read more January 26, 2016 by


 
1965 Ford GT40 roadster prototype - Image via RM Auctions

1965 Ford GT40 Roadster Prototype In Detail: Video

The 2014 RM Auctions event set to go down during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in just over a week will feature a very rare 1965 Ford GT40 roadster prototype. Chassis... read more August 6, 2014 by


 
1965 Ford GT40 roadster prototype - Image via RM Auctions

1965 Ford GT40 Roadster Prototype Heads To Auction

The Ford GT40 may have been built to stick it to Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, but a handful of road cars were also built for customers. One of the rarest of that breed... read more June 16, 2014 by


 
2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

First 2015 Corvette Z06 Fetches $1 Million At Auction, 1964 Ford GT40 Prototype Sells For $7 Million

General Motors offered up the first retail 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 to the highest bidder during a Barrett-Jackson event at the Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach... read more April 14, 2014 by


 
1964 Ford GT40 Prototype offered by Mecum Auctions (Images: Mecum Auctions)

1964 Ford GT40 Prototype, Other Rare Cars Hit Mecum Auction

If you've always wanted a Ford GT40, then keep your eyes on Mecum Auctions next month as a rare 1964 prototype model is set to cross the block. ALSO SEE: Full Specs On... read more March 21, 2014 by


 
1966 Ford GT40 Mark I found in Southern California garage.

Ford GT40 Mk I Unearthed In Southern California Garage

Every gearhead dreams of a barn find; a rare, seemingly-unattainable car tucked away like a lost artifact in an Indiana Jones movie. Barn finds aren't at all common, but they... read more February 24, 2014 by


 
Dan Gurney in 1965 - image: Lothar Spurzem

Dan Gurney To Discuss Ford GT40 At Amelia Island Concours

While the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is best known for its superb selection of historically significant and interesting automobiles (and its perpetually idyllic... read more February 22, 2013 by


 
The Ford GT40 on track

2013 Goodwood Revival To Honor 50 Years Of The Ford GT40

In 1963, the Ford Motor Company came very close to acquiring Ferrari, which was (discreetly) up for sale. Ford spent a significant amount of time and money conducting due... read more December 20, 2012 by


 
1965 Ford GT40 - image: RM Auctions

1965 Ford GT40 Expected To Hit $3 Million At Auction

In 1963, the Ford Motor Company very nearly became the owner of Ferrari. Ford reportedly invested millions of dollars on due diligence, only to have Enzo Ferrari back out of... read more December 5, 2012 by


 
Wreckage of a Ford GT40 that crashed in Tennessee - Image courtesy WCYB

Update: Ford GT40 That Crashed In Tennessee Is A Replica

It turns out that the Ford GT40 that met its demise over the weekend when its driver lost control on a highway in Tennessee in the rain isn't the real deal but a replica made... read more July 19, 2012 by


 
1967 Ford GT40 Mk1. Photo courtesy of RM Auctions.

Steve McQueen 'Le Mans' Film Car 1968 Ford GT40 Heads To Auction At RM Monterey

It's hard to believe, but Pebble Beach and its assorted festivities are just around the corner again. On August 17-18, two fantastic examples of the Ford GT40 will cross the... read more June 14, 2012 by


 
Ford GT40 Mk I, chassis 1003. Image: Fiskens

Rare Ford GT40 Mk I Up For Sale

Ford’s GT40 racer was built with one goal in mind: to take on Ferrari and beat them on the race tracks of Europe. To that end, the GT40 was phenomenally successful... read more May 4, 2012 by


 
1965 Ford GT40 Works Prototype Roadster

1965 Ford GT40 Works Prototype Roadster Up For Auction

One of the rarest cars we’ve seen in a long time will go on the auction block later this month at the 2011 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy. The... read more May 2, 2011 by


 
Update: Shelby Distribution commemorative MkII GT40

Shelby Distribution commemorative Ford GT40 MkII

In celebration of Carroll Shelby’s 85th birthday, Shelby Distribution USA under license from Shelby, will build a limited run of replicas of the original 1966 Ford... read more May 1, 2008 by


 
 

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