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Ford GT40 Replica (by Tornado) - Renowned and Well Sorted For Sale (2003)
|Surrey 911 is proud to offer this fine GT40 replica on behalf of a client. Finished in the iconic powder blue and orange (technically Zenith Blue and Tangerine!) of the original Gulf sponsored GT40's which raced with great success in the late 1960's, This is a Tornado TS40 based replica (one of the best manufacturers) built and owned by the ex chairman of the GT40 Enthusiasts Club over a 4 year period. |
There are some poorly executed examples of these cars around. This is a well known car, arguably one of the best sorted GT40 replicas, owned by an expert and currently maintained to a high standard by Frank Catt and Spirit Automotive. The car is suitable for both road and track use and has a current MOT valid until 2013.
Main technical features are:
Single vehicle approval January 2003
Blue with Orange stripe by permission from Gulf Oil
Image (authentic 'BRM' pattern) wheels - Front 215/45ZR17 with Yokohama Tyres; Rear 245/40ZR17 Yokohama Tyres
302ci Ford V8 developing 315 bhp and 314 ft/lbs at 5500 rpm
Renault Uni gear box
Rose jointed front suspension Developed by Frank Catt and Southern GT
Chromium plate rear suspension
Adjustable anti- roll bars front and rear
Adjustable shock absorbers.
Fast road use brake pads
Remotely operated fire extinguisher and Electric cut out
Central door locking
Glass rear wind screen
Current mileage 25000
The car has been featured in several magazines, including Complete Kit Car (twice), Total Kit Car (front cover) and the Porsche owners Club magazine, as well as Chris Barrie's Massive Speed TV series. Photographs of the car have been used in the Grandstand Motorsports brochure and in adverts for Wheelsports track days.
All inspections welcome.
Offers on £34,995