1965 Ford GT Competition Prototype Roadster

Sold for $7,5000,000 at Mecum Collector Car Auctioneers Indy 2020 Sale

  • Only 5 Roadsters were built by Ford Advanced Vehicles in England, 1 of 2 surviving examples today
  • The only Roadster with Le Mans racing history
  • Entered at Le Mans in 1965 by Ford of France with drivers Maurice Trintignant and Guy Ligier
  • Shipped back to Shelby American with a work order to ‘rebuild after Le Mans’
  • Sent to Kar Kraft to be used as a development vehicle for the J-Car, Kar Kraft’s automatic transmission, Ford’s Weber-carburetor four-cam Indy motor, various other engine configurations and brakes applications
  • Acquired from Ford in 1968 by Dean Jeffries, who kept the car until 2013
  • Featured in a 1983 video by Armour Production
  • Professional restoration by Harley Cluxton III to concours standards in the original Le Mans livery
  • 2nd in Class at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, finished 2nd to the 1966 Le Mans Winner
  • Equipped with the HiPo 289 gifted from Shelby to Jeffries
  • Ownership history includes: Ford/Shelby, Dean Jeffries and Dana Mecum
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1965 Ford GT Competition Prototype Roadster Price history