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Ford Shelby GR-1 By Superformance

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Jan 9, 2019

Category: Rides

In the early 2000s, Ford unveiled a dramatically redesigned Shelby GR-1 to the world, putting auto enthusiasts at ease with the news that a worthy successor was already well on the path to production. Now, a little more than a decade later, the automotive giant has finally broken their eerie silence in regard to the begotten vehicle — and it turns out that the once-stillborn supercar project is finally going to come to fruition.

Amidst the spectacular news of the GR-1’s revival, it was revealed that Irvine, California-based replica and restoration company Superformance would be helming the project — and following an official licensing movement by Ford, the company announced that it would, in fact, move forward with production during the Shelby tribute held at the Peterson Automotive Museum on January 6. The original show car featured a truly unique, reflective aluminum body, and a classic design that draws upon some of Ford’s best design principals from the era — a streamlined front end, flowing body panels, and a 6.4-Liter V10 that promises 600 horsepower and a 0-60 time of just under four seconds. Both petrol and electric versions of the vehicle are slated for release, with a special edition (that procures inspiration from the original concept) arriving shortly after — but, if limited edition autos are your game, you better act fast — a rumored 200 of the collector GR-1s are set to be produced in just under two years time.

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