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The official stock of 101 Ford GTs that left America for Europe has sold out, but there’s still new models available Stateside and legendary tuning firm Roush is now exporting them to the Britain.
Just ten cars are available, now badged as the GT 600RE. The first bit of the name is the power – up from 550 bhp on the standard GT – while the letters stand for Roush Europe.
Other changes a new exhaust system, tinted glass, color-keyed hoses under the hood, and black powder-coated wheels. Unique identity plaques are also available. The sprint to 60 mph is completed in 3.4 seconds and top speed is restricted to 205 mph.
The 600RE costs roughly $300,000, a good $40,000 more than the standard car was, and two have already found homes. “We’ve taken a winning formula and enhanced those areas with features which our customers have asked for,” said a Roush spokesman.
The company is synonymous with the GT. It developed the car’s powertrain, and also converted all the Europe-bound models to meet local legislation. Roush also has a history of creating special-edition Fords, and was the brains behind the 420RE version of the Mustang.
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