The start of an automotive war after the roof of a deal caved in and the birth of an American hero. The first American entry to win the coveted 24 hr of LeMans.
It is said the estimated cost of development for the GT40 is around $350 million in today’s money, all for the sake to get back at a hot headed Italian with a purple ink pen. Coincidentally enough, that number isn’t too far to how much Toyota and Porsche spent in their efforts on the former LMP1 program.
Ford GT40 by Greenlight scale 1/64.