My Car Quest

September 21, 2019

The Ford GT40 Roadster

They existed but they were rarely a winner…. by Wallace Wyss - Most people know the Ford GT40 as a coupe but I’m here to tell you that there were in fact factory-built Ford GT40 roadsters. We haven’t been able to confirm how many, most say … [Read more...]

1965 Ford GT40 Roadster Prototype For Sale In Monterey

by Mike - Up for auction at RM in Monterey this August is this 1965 Ford GT40 Roadster Prototype. I photographed this beauty at Amelia Island in March 2013. Ford GT40 chassis No. 108 was the first of four roadster bodied GT prototypes built … [Read more...]

Two 1965 Ford GT40 Roadsters – One Was Lost And Found

by Mike - Chassis No. 108 Ford GT40 chassis No. 108 was the first of four roadster bodied GT prototypes built by Ford Advanced Vehicles. Along with its sister car, chassis No. 109, it was sent to Carroll Shelby for testing. It served … [Read more...]

How To Sell A Ford GT40

by Mike - There was a time when one wanted to sell a Ford GT40 an ad in Road & Track was the way to go as evidenced by these two ads below from the April 1971 issue. More than one GT40 for sale in the same magazine! Even in 1971 a used Ford GT … [Read more...]