1965 Ford GT40 Roadster Prototype

Robin Adams ©2019, courtesy of RM Sotheby’s
  • The first of five GT40 roadsters built
  • The only GT40 roadster known to have continually survived in its original form
  • Driven by legendary drivers including Ken Miles, Carroll Shelby and Jim Clark
  • Award winner at the 2003 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Few automobiles have achieved such status as the Ford GT40. Detroit’s first purpose-built prototype-class race car, it was developed to beat Ferrari — and famously went on to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans for four consecutive years.