Just yesterday we discussed the Gran Turismo car, haven’t breathed and have already met again with the casting model cars Gran Turismo. If yesterday we talked about the J34 Nissan JDM Skyline GT-R car this time we will tell you about the Modern American Muscle Ford GT LM Race Car Spec II Gran Turismo.
This item is from Autoart at scale 18, the design is exactly the same as the one in Gran Turismo. The white color shows that the car model is calm but it bites strongly. The power is seen from the Le Mans livery scratches, which are truly phenomenal and identical. The selection of the alloy wheels was very handsome, coupled with a band of rubber tires bearing Eagle Goodyears.
This Ford GT car production in 2005-2006 was short of breath the life of this car. Afterwards, suspended animation and revived in 2016-now with a form of design that does not deviate too far or change revolutionary. Ok, let’s peel the Ford GT car from the grandfather, the Ford GT40.
Talking about the Ford GT, of course not if we don’t discuss the ‘grandfather’, which is a Ford GT40. This Ford GT40 is arguably one of the Ford Motor Company products that was successful in racing. Because since its first appearance in 1964, he has managed to win many endurance racing competitions.
Ford GT40 was deliberately made by Ford to revenge his defeat with Ferrari at the endurance race. Ford GT40 itself produced not up to 150 units, only 105 units were recorded Ford GT40 this car was ever made. The manufacturing period is also only 5 years.
36 years after its first presence, Ford Motor Company felt missed and wanted to revive a historic car for the blue oval manufacturer. So in 2005 the sheath of the first generation Ford GT was opened. Suddenly, this first generation Ford GT received a warm welcome from the racing enthusiast.
The nostalgia for Ford’s sensational victory at 36 years ago returned to the surface. So it’s not surprising, many of the racing lovers look forward to the presence of this car in the racing arena.
The first generation Ford GT itself comes with a retro classic nuance approach, you just look at the design of the car as a whole, it is very flavorful, the legendary competition car, the Ford GT40. GT itself is an acronym for the Grand Touring. Although the shape is almost the same as the GT40, but in dimensions it is different from the successor of the Ford GT40.
This first generation Ford GT is 76 mm taller than the great-grandmother. However, even though the retro classic aura remains thick on the cars that have been produced as many as 4,038 units.
Unlike the grandfather of the Ford GT40 which carries a 4,700 cc engine with a middle engine layout and uses V8 navigation, for this first generation Ford GT holds a 5,400 cc engine with supercharged forced air induction. The engine layout in the middle makes the distribution of weight almost perfect, so it can improve the control of the Ford GT.
Powerful engine, the cabin is thick with aura of racing and retro, making this first-generation Ford GT quite a lot of appreciation.
After knowing how the history of the Ford GT, do you move your heart to collect collections from Autoart Ford GT LM Race Car Spec II Gran Turismo? If you like the 64 scale, you can get Hotwheels Gran Turismo series hunting. But if you like a good level of detail and a large scale of 18, then casting this model car from Autoart is worthy of you.
For the price because this is not a new item depending on the seller, but for the picture it might be at US $ 210, How are you ready to pack diecast lovers Ford GT LM Race Car Spec II Gran Turismo?