Ford Motor Company developed the Ford GT to commemorate their 100th anniversary. The GT40 Concept they unveiled at the 2002 North American International Auto Show, debuted with a look and prestige that honors the company’s legendary 24-Hours-of-Le-Mans-winning GT40 race car in the 1960s. By the end of 2004, production on the Ford GT started.
Ford Motor Company had a tough task of creating a proven successor to the highly praised GT40. The Ford GT supercar’s design instantly stirs up images of the glorious Ford GT race cars from the 1960s. Yet a new presentation features all-new dimensions and a contemporary, striking interior – as well as epic engineering stories of how high-tech methods helped preserve a classic for.
At the heart of the Ford GT is an all-aluminum, 5.4-liter, V-8 engine equipped with a Lysholm twin-screw supercharger. The powertrain is capable of generating a breathtaking 550 horsepower and 500 pound-feet of torque. With a 0-60 acceleration of just 3.3 seconds and a top speed of 205 mph, the Ford GT manage to put itself on the same echelon as the Carrera GT from Porsche and the Mercedes-McLaren SLR. Over 4,000 examples of the the Ford GT during its two year production run from 2004 to 2006.
The low mileage 2005 Ford GT featured here is one of the 2,022 examples made for the model year. The car comes with a clean Carfax report and has been driving sparingly since it came out of the factory, showing only 1,200 miles on the odometer.
This gorgeous example is finished in stunning Mark IV Red over an Ebony leather interior and comes complete with several desirable factory options that includes forged aluminum BBS wheels, red-finished brake calipers, painted white stripes, and a McIntosh stereo system.
Feel free to see this 2005 Ford GT in full detail on Bring A Trailer where it is currently offered for sale via auction!