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This eye-popping, low-slung limited production, aluminum-bodied high-performance coupe continues for 2006 for what will be its final production year. It exists as a rolling homage to the GT40 racecars that dominated competition at Le Mans during the mid-1960s. Manufactured in conjunction with noted performance tuners Saleen and Roush Industries, the GT runs with the best of the world's exotics, albeit at a sticker price that runs into six-figures. Its mid-mounted 5.4-liter supercharged V-8 engine produces 550 horsepower and allows the car to reach a top speed of over 180 mph. A Ricardo six-speed manual transmission comes with a helical limited-slip differential. Precision-cast aluminum suspension components with 18-inch wheels and tires up front and 19-inch rims and rubber at the rear contribute to the GT's race-car-like handling prowess. To commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Ford's first win at Le Mans, the 2006 GT is offered in a limited edition Tungsten Silver body color.

 

2005 Ford GT by Marty Padgett (10/20/2003)
Rich in history, richer in speed.

 

 

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January 19, 2017
2005 Ford GT 2-Door Coupe

This is a car of a lifetime for me.

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What is not to like. It looks as good as anything that has every been put on the road. It goes as fast or faster than anything in it's price range and looks great while doing it. And it is increasing in value... + More »
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