Icon of Contemporary American Design - 2005 Ford GT
New Arrival - 2005 Ford GT
I had fun the last few days scouring the internet for interesting Ford GT videos to add to this listing. I think you'll enjoy the one that is just from a couple months ago with Jay Leno and Camilo Pardo (Chief Designer on the Ford GT). It really is good and worth the time to watch. You'll find that video in the listing link below.
The whole story of the original GT40s, the racing history, and how it all led to Ford producing this car is truly amazing and so interesting. I know this has a bit of a salesmanship component to it, but I believe if you are building a collection of cars, you should have a Ford GT in it. Even if only for a few years. It is one of the icons of contemporary automotive design and a true analog car to enjoy.
The original Ford GT40 was an impressive race car. Full stop. It debuted in 1964 and while there were some development pains in 1964 and 1965, there was no doubt that Ford and the GT40 dominated the 1966 season. They swept the podium with a 1-2-3 finish at the 24 Hours of Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring, and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The GT40 went on to win Le Mans outright again in 1967, 1968, and 1969. Ford had cemented the GT40 in motorsports history.
Ford began design work on the Ford GT (the name was changed from GT40 due to licensing issues, plus the car had now exceeded the original car’s famous 40” height) and debuted a prototype at the 2002 Detroit Auto Show. In 2003 (Ford’s Centennial celebration year), Ford shared three more prototypes around the globe, and marched forward to deliver the first cars in late 2004, as 2005 model year cars. Ford went on to manufacture 4,038 examples of the Ford GT in 2005 and 2006 before ceasing production.
This 2005 Ford GT is available now for inspection and purchase in Issaquah, WA. You can see a full set of photos and all details here - 2005 Ford GT
Please give me a call to talk about this car, or anything else inventory - I look forward to hearing from you.
Cars In Our Network (OK, Ford Escort Cosworth RS examples only this week)
Five cars available, can provide more details and photos as needed (all cars below are USA titled and registered except for one):
1995 Ford Escort Cosworth RS – Gold, Big Turbo (BT), Repeat Visitor here at Northwest European, heavy upgraded car – WRC front and rear spoilers, 2.3L displacement, Quaife diffs, magazine cover car, Sun International import. Will be on the site soon with full pictures and details, but contact me for a pre-market price if interested. Car is currently in our building. You can find the 2017 era pics and details in our SOLD section.
1992 Ford Escort Cosworth RS – Mallard Green, Big Turbo (BT), Grey cloth hex interior, 85K KM, lots of recent mechanical work, tasteful upgrades - $58K
1992 Ford Escort Cosworth RS – Silver, Big Turbo (BT), 160K KM, Grey cloth hex interior, mechanically sound, some cosmetic needs, $45K
1995 Ford Escort Cosworth RS – Silver, Small Turbo (ST), 89K miles, Sun International import, Please Inquire for pricing.
1992 Ford Escort Cosworth RS – White, Big Turbo (BT), 91K KM, Grey cloth hex interior, Motorsport Edition (no sound deadening, no sunroof, manual windows, no trunk carpet, rear headrests, etc.), two sets of wheels, $55K USD, car is currently in Canada.
Cars We Are Seeking
Here is a list of cars we are actively seeking for clients:
Ford Escort Cosworth RS - Joking! We have all we need this week, see above! And actually...there are probably two more coming later this summer...