Ford shelby gr1

The super coupe was presented at the traditional car elegance competition in Pebble Beach (California) following Shelby Cobra.

Ford Shelby GR-1, along with the Ford GT 2005 and the concept of the Ford Shelby Cobra, is a continuation of the history of more than half a century of cooperation between Ford and the famous racer Carroll Shelby.

Ford Shelby GR-1

The 80-year-old Shelby is said to have been actively involved in building the concept car.

The body fastback, like a sports car of the 60s, was developed by a young Ford designer George Saridaki.

Double car is built on the basis of the rear GT Ford. However, the V10 engine capacity of 6.5 liters. and power 605 hp located at the GR-1 in front. All power is transmitted through a 6-speed box to the rear 19-inch wheels with 345/35 tires, in turn, there are 275/40 tires in front.

Shelby GR-1 is a modern interpretation of the GT with an elongated giant hood, a drop-down roof and a droplet-shaped cabin shifted backwards. The wheels, LED headlamps and foglights give special expression.

Ford Shelby GR-1

All these little things keep in composition a huge hole for air intake.

Dimensions of the car speak for themselves! In length - 4,413 meters. In width - 1,834 meters. In height - 1,168 meters. The distance of the rear and front axle is - 2,540 meters.

According to preliminary calculations, it takes no more than four seconds for the car to accelerate from zero to 100 km / h, and the maximum speed of the supercar exceeds 300 km / h.

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