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Ford GT90 Concept Car will be auctioned

By luanpa in | January 2, 2010 | Comments Off on Ford GT90 Concept Car will be auctioned

The 1995 Ford GT90 Concept Car will be auctioned on 22 January,  with it expected to sell for a seven-figure sum.

ford gt90 concept car front view

ford gt90 concept car front view

The Ford GT90 Concept first unveiled by Ford  at the North American International Motor Show in 1995.  The car has carbon fiber construction, mechanized aerodynamic bodywork, a reversing camera and side-mounted infrared sensors. Despite some impressive technology, the car borrowed a lot of parts from other models like its independent double-wishbone suspension and FFD-Ricardo 5-speed manual gearbox from the Jaguar XJ220 and the engine which was actually two Lincoln V8s welded together, with a few cylinders cut off. Ford GT90 Concept  had a top speed of 253mph, which would have made it faster than the legendary McLaren F1, the world’s fastest car at the time. and It cost Ford $3 million back in 1994 and was constructed in only six months. 

The car has been kept in de-humidified chambers, so it’s in like new condition. There is no idea on how much the car will fetch when it goes on sale on January 22, but it is expected to be in the range of millions.

In-Details

engine: Quad Turbo V12
valvetrain: DOHC 4 Valves / Cyl
displacement: 5927 cc / 361.7 in³
bore: 90.2 mm / 3.55 in
stroke: 77.3 mm / 3.04 in
compression: 8.0:1
power: 536.9 kw / 720.0 bhp @ 6600 rpm
specific output: 121.48 bhp per litre
bhp/weight: bhp per tonne
torque: 894.8 nm / 660.0 ft lbs @ 4750 rpm

body / frame: Carbon Fibre & Fibreglass
driven wheels: Mid Engine / RWD
front tires: F 275/35ZR-18
rear tires: R 355/30ZR-19
front brakes: Vented Discs
f brake size: x 328 mm / x 12.9 in
rear brakes: Vented Discs
r brake size: x 328 mm / x 12.9 in
front wheels: F 45.7 x 50.8 cm / 18.0 x 20.0 in
rear wheels: R 48.3 x 66.0 cm / 19.0 x 26.0 in
steering : Rack & Pinion w/Power Assist
weight: 1451 kg / 3199 lbs
wheelbase: 2946 mm / 116.0 in
front track: 4470 mm / 176.0 in
width: 1963 mm / 77.3 in
height: 1140 mm / 44.9 in

transmission: 5-Speed Manual
top speed: 378.2 kph / 235.0 mph
0 – 60 mph: 3.1 seconds
0 – 100 mph: 6.2 seconds
0 – 1/4 mile : 10.9 seconds

ford gt90 concept car side view

ford gt90 concept car rear view



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