6354

FORD GT40 & THE NEW FORD GT

$59.95

AXELROD, WINER, WYSS

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Product Description

“You’ve heard the Ferrari story, here’s the view from the other side….

Ferraristi have much to be proud of in GP and sports car racing but there was one brief golden moment in the sixties when Fords ruled in sports car racing, winning LeMans four times in a row. This book tells how the GT40 was conceived, built, raced and how it beat Ferrari at LeMans. Then, fast forward forty years ahead to the modern era where a small coterie of ultra-enthusiasts at Ford created a modern re-creation of the Ford GT , this time to joust with Ferrari in the supercar marketplace.

Ford has abandoned the exotic car market now, but this book tells how the 2005 Ford GTs were conceived, engineered, designed, and marketed so that they created a car that was every bit as competitive in features as the Modena 360-their “target” car. The book is hardbound, 224 pages, with 32 pages of colour and over 100 black & white illustrations. Among the bonuses are a three page essay by Dan Gurney on racing at LeMans, and three page bio of Carroll Shelby. ”