1965 | Ford GT40

Ford GT40 Roadster FIA historic racecar. Ready for the Amon Cup for GT40's.

Price on request

 

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1965 | Ford GT40

Ford GT40 Roadster FIA historic racecar. Ready for the Amon Cup for GT40's.
Price on request

 

Belgium

 
Coupe
335/455 kw/hp
50 mls
Koen Poschet

Albion Sports and Collection Cars

  • Vehicle details

    Vehicle data
    Make Ford
    Model GT40
    Model name GT40
    Series Roadster FIA historic racecar
    Year of manufacture 1965
    Condition category Reconstruction
    Mileage (read) 50 mls
    Technical details
    Body style Coupe
    Body detail Racing car
    Power (kw/hp) 335/455 (Factory: 340 hp)
    Cubic capacity (ccm) 4,728
    Cylinders 8
    Steering Right (RHD)
    Transmission Manual
    Drive Rear
    Fuel Petrol
    Individual configuration
    Exterior colour White
    Manufacturer colour name Wimbledon White
    Interior colour Blue
    Interior material Others

Description

From 1966 to 1969, the Ford GT40 took all comers at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and came away with four straight wins, including a 1-2-3 finish in 1966. The GT40 is one of the most iconic racing cars ever, and an original is sure to generate some buzz when it changes hands. A Ford GT40 Roadster is something completely different, however. Ford only made 4 Roadsters, and these cars are a very rare sight on the racetrack today.

The example we are offering for sale is constructed by a well known GT40 expert to exact specification of the very first GT40 Roadster (GT/108). Its performance specifications are identical to GT/111 (the Pale green Targa Florio car as driven by Bob Bondurant) which is a regular participant in most of the historic racing events.
It is built following FIA Appendix K homologations and ready for historic racing. The car comes with a brand new FIA HTP valid until 2031 and finished in the colour combination similar to the GT40 Roadster as tested in 1964 by Jim Clark : Wimbledon White with matt blue nose & striping.

The GT40 is beautifully constructed with incredible attention to detail and following a most interesting specification. The car has a steel welded monocoque with front, rear and doors in fiberglass, identical to the original GT40 cars. The brakes are period correct Girling items with Pagid blue brakepads. Hubs, pedalbox, steering rack, gearshift and fuel caps are all cast magnesium, as per 1965 Le Mans specification, all supplied by Gelscoe motorsport. The 289 ci. engine was built by Steve Warrior Motorsport. Fitted with Weber 48IDA carburetors, providing 455 bhp at 6800 rpm (dynoed). The rubber fuel tanks are premier bladders FIA approved, and are fitted inside the monocoque in combination with a dual pump system. The rollbar is removeable and designed according FIA requirements. The seats are as per original specification, and the interior has all the original instruments. All buttons and warning lights are also to 1965 original specification. The wheels are correct alloy Borrani wire wheels 6 ½ x 15 front and 7½ x 15 rear.

As you have probably understood from the specification, this is a turn-key ready racecar in immaculate condition. In the right hands, this GT40 is a potential winner in the Master Series, and it is eligible for many events like Spa 6 hours and Goodwood. And it is of course the perfect entry for the new "Amon Cup for GT40's" organised by Motor Racing Legends. It will stand out on every starting grid as there may only one other GT40 Roadster in the race, and that will be the pale green GT/111. So if you are still looking for the right car to participate in this summers historic events, then this gorgeous GT40 Roadster is probably the one for you. Interestingly priced, incredibly fast and probably one of the best looking historic racecars on this planet. 

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Albion Motorcars

Krijgsbaan 247

9140 Temse

+32 475 21 10 98

Koen Poschet

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Albion Sports and Collection Cars
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