2016 Le Mans Class-winning Ford GT Race Car, On Loan from Ford Motor Company

Summary

Drivers Sebastien Bourdais, Joey Hand, and Dirk Muller won their class at Le Mans with this Ford GT in 2016 -- fifty years after Ford Motor Company's first victory in the French endurance race. The GT's carbon-fiber body, direct fuel injection V-6 engine, and flying buttress features were all state-of-the-art, but the car's look recalled the original GT40 of the 1960s.

Drivers Sebastien Bourdais, Joey Hand, and Dirk Muller won their class at Le Mans with this Ford GT in 2016 -- fifty years after Ford Motor Company's first victory in the French endurance race. The GT's carbon-fiber body, direct fuel injection V-6 engine, and flying buttress features were all state-of-the-art, but the car's look recalled the original GT40 of the 1960s.

Material

Metal
Plastic
Rubber (Material)

Color

Multicolored

Specifications

Make & Model: 2016 Ford GT (sports car racing)

Maker: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, and Multimatic Motorsports, Markham, Ontario, Canada

Engine: Ford V-6, double overhead cams, twin turbochargers, 213.5 cubic inches

Transmission: 6-speed semi-automatic

Height: 43.5 inches

Wheelbase: 106.5 inches

Width: 79 inches

Overall length: 187.5 inches

Weight: 2646 pounds

Horsepower: 500+

Pounds per horsepower: 5.3

Competition History: Winner, GTE Pro Class, 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans, Le Mans, France

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