Possibly one of the most beautiful silhouettes from Ford, or even arguably in the world, the Ford GT40 is an achingly gorgeous car. It’s also backed by an epic racing pedigree, winning Le Mans and shaming the dominating force in racing at the time, Ferrari. Ford attempted to rekindle its former glory with their 2005 Ford GT, a car that was designed as an near carbon copy of its predecessor. It was famously plagued with issues that was only made more public with then Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson’s ‘issues’ with his car, which he ultimately got rid of despite his passionate love for the GT40.
The New Ford GT is just around the corner, but for those who want the original that started it all, now’s your chance. Soon to be available at Monterey, the 1966 Ford GT40 “P/1061” is a road going version of the race car that has been converted to full Gulf race spec, making it an interesting and rare offering. The details of the conversion even include different door latch mechanisms from the road going version. A prime example of a piece of automotive history, we highly suggest making your bid, if you have the means.