GR-1 Set To Replace Ford GT

1 Feb 2005

Ford's two-seat, 6.4-litre V10, 605bhp, aluminium-bodied Shelby GR-1 concept is inching towards production and could replace the Ford GT when that car ceases its run at the end of 2006.

The GR-1 uses a modified version of the GT chassis and is more likely to appear in V8 form, priced at around £70,000, if Detroit feedback is favourable. Rivals will include the Corvette ZO6 and Chrysler Firepower.

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