RM Auctions announces that in few weeks, more exactly on May 21st, a 1965 Ford GT40 will be put on auction at the Villa d’Este, the model in question being one of the five unit produced, thus, expect a very big final price. Moreover, the auction house claimed that due to the uniqueness of the model, the car is very likely to be sold at a price of over $3,5 million.
This is quite a lot but if you are a passionate for classic cars then you have to get this into consideration. The American racing car features a OHV V8 unit which develops 444 horsepower coupled to a ZF five-speed manual and it is a fully restored vehicles who participated at few events in the past years.
The model in question has been driven by Sir John Whitmore at the 1965 Le Mans Trials and also by Bob Bondurant at Targa Florio in the same year.
Ronnie Spain which is a GT40 expert authenticated the car, thus, there is no doubt that you’ll get the original.