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engine All Aluminum, MOD V8 w/Dry Sump Lubrication
aspiration Eaton Model 2300 screw-type
valvetrain DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl w/Variable Inlet Geometry
displacement 5409 cc / 330.1 cu in
power 410.1 kw / 550 bhp @ 6500 rpm
hp per litre 101.68 bhp per litre
torque 677.91 nm / 500 ft lbs @ 3750 rpm
body / frame Copper Body over Stainless Steel Frame
front brakes Brembro Discs w/4-Pison Calipers
rear brakes Brembro Discs w/4-Pison Calipers
front wheels F 45.7 x 22.9 cm / 18 x 9 in
rear wheels R 48.3 x 29.2 cm / 19 x 11.5 in
steering Rack & Pinion
transmission Ricardo Six-Speed
 
 
     
The Ford '40 GT is more than a play on words. It is an experiment in automotive alchemy, and one that mixes the appearance of a 1940 Ford with the raw adrenaline of the 2006 Ford GT.

With a body fashioned from pure copper, the Ford '40 GT is a stunning example of automotive art. Its panels were handmade in Poland, in a former Soviet MIG fighter factory and the assembled by the pros at Kirkham Motorsports.

The cabin features a dash and interior trim hand-carved Bubinga - an African hardwood both distinguished and ornate.

Story by Ford