1986 FORD GT 40
The Mark V was developed between J.W. Automotive Engineering Ltd, who owned the rights to the GT40 name, and Safir Engineering Ltd. They used members of the original GT40 design team, original body moulds and even chassis numbers starting where the last official car left off. The aim was to create a 1980's version of the original car taking advantage of the advances in technology at the time. This example was originally delivered to Lord Beaverbrook in 1986. Powered by a Mathwell built 5 Litre Ford 302 V8 Road/Race engine with Weber carbs, chassis GT40-P-1119 puts out approximately 360 BHP. Power is transmitted through a 5-Speed ZF gearbox with limited slip differential. Other features include: Fully adjustable Spax shocks all round, Vented 12" AP Racing discs with 4 piston racing calipers, front and rear, and 15" six-spoke BRM Magnesium wheels. Presented in the famous Gulf colours of the 1968/9 Le Mans winning car, and fresh from re-commissioning and offered with a fresh MOT, this GT40 offers an unique opportunity to experience the most iconic racing car ever manufactured, in a package that is completely road legal and for a fraction of the cost of an original car.
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