Ford GT40 Prototype GT-104

1964 Ford GT40 Prototype as part of the Gooding & Company auction at Pebble Beach on August 18-19, 2012.

-The Fourth GT40 Prototype and the First to Receive a Lightweight Chassis
-A Ford Motor Company 1964 Le Mans Debut Entry
-One of Two to Podium in the GT40’s First Completed Race, Resulting in a Third Overall at the -1965 Daytona Continental
-Driven by Hill, McLaren, Bondurant, Miles, Schlesser, Ginther, Attwood, Amon and Other Works Drivers
-The Second-Oldest Surviving GT40
-Recent Recipient of an Exacting Restoration by Paul Lanzante
-A Well-Documented Example Offering an Unbroken Ownership Chain

-289 CID OHV Shelby V-8 Engine
-Four Weber 48IDA Carburetors
-380 BHP at 6,500 RPM
-4-Speed Manual Colotti T37 Gearbox
-4-Wheel Girling 11.5" Disc Brakes
-Independent Double-Wishbone Coil-Over Front Suspension
-Independent Dual Trailing-Arm Upper Link with Lower Wishbone and -Coil-Over Rear Suspension

Source: Gooding & Company
Photo Credit: Mathieu Heurtault

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