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Galpin Ford GTR1 Concept 1024 HP Sports Car Unveiled at Pebble Beach

by on Aug.29, 2013, under Car Accessories, Formula1

Galpin Ford GTR1, in its concept form was unveiled and launched in the concept car lawn at the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.  This car is being termed by its manufacturers, Galpin Auto Sports, as being ‘a vision of what a Ford GT may have looked and performed like today had Ford continued its evolution’. This GTR1 is Galpin’s first built in the field of supercar and promises to provide its forthcoming customers a fun of 1024 HP.
It can easily belt out 1024 horsepower and packs a 5.4-litre V8 engine with 739 ft-lbs of torque. Galpin declares that this car takes a three second 0-60mph time and is mechanically capable of a top speed of over 225mph.
The handcrafted body of the GTR1 is at least five inches wider than the Ford GT.  It had carbon fiber detailing, absolutely stunning LED headlights and the wheels of GTR1 measures 20 inch forged from solid aluminium wrapped in Pirelli P- Zero Rosso tires that is backed by six-piston brakes and carbon rotors.
The interiors are unique with almost the whole of it done up in single colored blue leather. The contrast in the interior is the trims and inserts with aluminium, a bespoke dash and an uprated stereo of McIntosh.
Galpin has kept the starting price for a carbon fiber body construction GTR1 is $1,024,000.
While the $1,024,000 price tag is unquestionably dizzying, Galpin declares that it does not expect more than 6 orders initially and desires to reach 24 orders eventually. Each unit will be custom made depending on the taste and order of the purchaser.
One more important thing to note here is that if you supply your own Ford GT, Galpin will take off $200k from the total price, proposing quite the daring choice for affluent collectors who simply aren’t satisfied with possessing a run-of-the-million.

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The Manufacturers are Stopping the Production of Shelby GT350

by on Aug.08, 2013, under Car Accessories

2011 Shelby GT350 Mustang

Few people have already driven the limited edition Shelby GT350. The people who have already driven the car have confessed that they have experienced the best Mustang ride ever. But like every good thing has an end the production of this wonder car is also coming to an end. December 31 will be the last day when the car enthusiasts will get the chance to order this popular model.

The options of the car

The car has been in the market since 1965. From that time the GT350 has undergone a lot of changes.

1965 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

The car celebrated its 45th anniversary in 2011. The model that came out this year was colored white. To add to its look there were blue stripes. This resembled a lot its first look that came out in the year 1965.
The GT350 that was launched in 2012 was offered in two versions. The buyers had the chance to choose from either convertible or coupe. It was also available in three colors like the model that came out in 1966.
The model that has come out this year has more color options. Many styling features have been also added to it.
The 2014 model of the car is much similar to its ancestor. The customers have been given the chance to choose from three different models of the car.
The three configurations have engines with 624 hp, 525 hp and 440 hp.
One thing that can worry the buyers is that the 624 hp model will not come with warranty.

Thus it can be well understood that this year is going to witness the end of a popular car. Shelby GT350 has been one of the popular muscular cars of the modern era. But the Shelby authorities have claimed that there are more powerful new models in the lineup that is going to fulfill the needs of the car lovers.

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