CONTINUATION GT40 CAR FOR SALE MK1 + MK2 - Le Mans Coupes
Le Mans Coupes. GT40

A QUALITY RE-CREATION OF THE ORIGINAL FORD GT40 THAT BEAT FERRARI

Famously sweeping the top three positions in the grueling 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966 and again in 1967 with the GT40 MKIV. In 1968 and 1969, GT40 MKI number 1075 became the only race car to win Le Mans for two consecutive years.

In developing our exhilarating GT40 continuation, our engineers went to great lengths to ensure authenticity. It is NOT a kit car or replica, it is a genuine continuation GT40. The Superformance GT40 MKI, MKII and GT40 R competition are numbered with the original GT40-P chassis numbers and are listed in the Shelby Car World Registry and official GT40 registry.

The GT40 continuation is built to exacting standards – in fact over two thirds of the parts in the rolling chassis are interchangeable with that of the original, including the ‘monocoque’ style chassis. The Superformance GT40 also boasts a pressed steel roof and beautifully finished body. Current models offered are the MKI and MKII which are available in right and left hand drive, as well as the GT40/R Competition. Add your choice of power (big or small block ) with a ZF/RBT transaxle, and prepare yourself for extreme satisfaction and the ultimate in styling.

A QUALITY RE-CREATION OF THE ORIGINAL FORD GT40 THAT BEAT FERRARI

Famously sweeping the top three positions in the grueling 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966 and again in 1967 with the GT40 MKIV. In 1968 and 1969, GT40 MKI number 1075 became the only race car to win Le Mans for two consecutive years.

In developing our exhilarating GT40 continuation, our engineers went to great lengths to ensure authenticity. It is NOT a kit car or replica, it is a genuine continuation GT40. The Superformance GT40 MKI, MKII and GT40 R competition are numbered with the original GT40-P chassis numbers and are listed in the Shelby Car World Registry and official GT40 registry.

The GT40 continuation is built to exacting standards – in fact over two thirds of the parts in the rolling chassis are interchangeable with that of the original, including the ‘monocoque’ style chassis. The Superformance GT40 also boasts a pressed steel roof and beautifully finished body. Current models offered are the MKI and MKII which are available in right and left hand drive, as well as the GT40/R Competition. Add your choice of power (big or small block ) with a ZF/RBT transaxle, and prepare yourself for extreme satisfaction and the ultimate in styling.

CONTINUATION GT40 MKI/MKII FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS

CONTINUATION GT40 MKI SPECIFICATIONS

  • Wheelbase: 95″
  • Length: 163″
  • Height: 40.5″
  • Width (over scoops): 70.5″
  • Track Front: 56″
  • Track Rear: 59″
  • Fuel Tank: 22.5 gallons
  • Front Wheels: 15×8
  • Rear Wheels: 15×10
  • Tires-Front 225/60 R15
  • Tires-Rear 275/60 R15
  • Chassis: ZE 50/50 zinc coated mildsteel steel(Electro Galvanized Steel)
  • Body: Pressed steel roof
  • Front Suspension: Independent with unequal length A-arms, Bilstein shocks with H&R springs, anti-roll bar
  • Rear Suspension: Independent with trailing arms, unequal length lateral arms, Bilstein shocks with H&R springs, anti-roll bar
  • Steering: Rack and pinion
  • Front Brakes: Vented disc, single caliper
  • Rear Brakes: Vented disc, single caliper
  • Exhaust system: Bundle of snakes, rear exit
  • Instrumentation: Smith gauges, 200mph tach
  • Interior: Motolita steering wheel, original style seats covered in Alcantara with silver rivets
  • Recommended Engine: Ford-based 289, 302, or 351W small block

CHASSIS:

The chassis is an exact replication of the original monococque unibody structure down to the press steel roof spider. The only departure is the use of electro-galvanized sheet steel in the construction. The chassis, at over 12,000 pounds per degree is stiffer than any other chassis on the market, and is made up of over 244 laser cut and bent or pressed parts. 

BODY:

Pressed steel roof and beautifully finished body. 

FRONT & REAR SUSPENSION:

The suspension features the original race car lay out. So original are the GT40 continuation models that two thirds or the parts are interchangeable with an original. Bilstein shocks with H&R springs. 

ENGINE and TRANSMISSION:

The recommended power source is a specially prepared Roush engine with a Quaife RFQ 5-speed transaxle.  Owners also have the option to fit a Ford-based 289 – 427cu.in injected engine including the new 5.0 Coyote unit. 

PLEASE NOTE:

You are able to purchase a car as a rolling chassis less engine and transaxle or as a complete on the road unit. 

Standard Equipment MKI

  • A complete factory assembled rolling chassis
  • Show quality PPG paint finishes with many standard colours
  • Fully independent front and rear suspension
  • Bilstein® coil over progressive shocks with H&R Springs®
  • Four-wheel vented disc brakes, Wilwood calipers
  • Aluminium radiator/oil cooler with dual electric fans
  • Original style steel monocoque chassis
  • Pressed steel roof
  • Original style suspension
  • Right and Left-hand drive models available
  • Right hand sill mounted gear change
  • handbrake located in center of tunnel
  • Included in latest Shelby World Registry
  • Original style seats with silver rivets
  • High capacity air-conditioner
  • Oil cooler and braided lines

Dealer Installed Options

  • Open crate air intake
  • Lower/wider front fenders
  • Smoother body lines
  • BRM or Halibrand style wheels
  • Inverted side air scoops
  • Double scoop hood insert
  • Accommodates small block engine (includes molded engine cover)
  • Built in rear spoiler
  • Available in Heritage color patterns
  • *GT40 MKI Heritage uses single hood scoop insert*
  • Gurney bubble optional
  • Centre shift available 
  • Trackday silencer
  • Ohlin Shock absorbers
  • Wortec 6pot cross drilled and ventilated discs

CONTINUATION GT40 MKII SPECIFICATIONS

  • Wheelbase: 95″
  • Length: 163″
  • Height: 40.5″
  • Width (over scoops): 70.5″
  • Track Front: 56″
  • Track Rear: 59″
  • Fuel Tank: 22.5 gallons
  • Front Wheels: 15×8
  • Rear Wheels: 15×10
  • Tires-Front 225/60 R15
  • Tires-Rear 275/60 R15
  • Chassis: ZE 50/50 zinc coated mildsteel steel(Electro Galvanized Steel)
  • Body: Pressed steel roof
  • Front Suspension: Independent with unequal length A-arms, Bilstein shocks with H&R springs, anti-roll bar
  • Rear Suspension: Independent with trailing arms, unequal length lateral arms, Bilstein shocks with H&R springs, anti-roll bar
  • Steering: Rack and pinion
  • Front Brakes: Vented disc, single caliper
  • Rear Brakes: Vented disc, single caliper
  • Exhaust system: Bundle of snakes, rear exit
  • Instrumentation: Smith gauges, 200mph tach
  • Interior: Motolita steering wheel, original style seats covered in Alcantara with silver rivets
  • Recommended Engine: Ford-based 289 – 427 Cubic Inches

CHASSIS:
The chassis is an exact replication of the original monococque unibody structure down to the press steel roof spider. The only departure is the use of electro-galvanized sheet steel in the construction. The chassis, at over 12,000 pounds per degree is stiffer than any other chassis on the market and is made up of over 244 laser cut and bent or pressed parts. 

BODY:
Pressed steel roof and beautifully finished body. 

FRONT & REAR SUSPENSION:
The suspension features the original race car lay out. So original are the GT40 continuation models that two thirds or the parts are interchangeable with an original. Bilstein shocks with H&R springs. 

The recommended power source is a specially prepared Roush engine with a Quaife RFQ 5-speed transaxle.  Owners also have the option to fit a Ford-based 289 – 427cu.in injected engine including the new 5.0 Coyote unit. 

Standard Equipment MKII

  • A complete factory assembled rolling chassis
  • Show quality PPG paint finishes with many standard colors
  • Fully independent front and rear suspension
  • Bilstein® coil over progressive shocks with H&R Springs®
  • Four-wheel vented disc brakes, Wilwood calipers
  • Aluminum radiator/oil cooler with dual electric fans
  • Original style steel monocoque chassis
  • Pressed steel roof
  • Original style suspension
  • Right and left-hand drive models available
  • Sill mounted gear shift
  • handbrake located in centre of tunnel
  • Included in latest Shelby World Registry
  • Original style seats with silver rivets
  • High capacity air-conditioner
  • Oil cooler and braided lines

Dealer Installed Options 

  • Centre engine scoop
  • Double brake lights
  • Bolt on adjustable spoiler
  • BRM or Halibrand style wheels
  • Aggressive snorkels
  • Single scoop hood insert

CONTINUATION GT40 MKI/MKII FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS

CONTINUATION GT40 MKI SPECIFICATIONS

  • Wheelbase: 95″
  • Length: 163″
  • Height: 40.5″
  • Width (over scoops): 70.5″
  • Track Front: 56″
  • Track Rear: 59″
  • Fuel Tank: 22.5 gallons
  • Front Wheels: 15×8
  • Rear Wheels: 15×10
  • Tires-Front 225/60 R15
  • Tires-Rear 275/60 R15
  • Chassis: ZE 50/50 zinc coated mildsteel steel(Electro Galvanized Steel)
  • Body: Pressed steel roof
  • Front Suspension: Independent with unequal length A-arms, Bilstein shocks with H&R springs, anti-roll bar
  • Rear Suspension: Independent with trailing arms, unequal length lateral arms, Bilstein shocks with H&R springs, anti-roll bar
  • Steering: Rack and pinion
  • Front Brakes: Vented disc, single caliper
  • Rear Brakes: Vented disc, single caliper
  • Exhaust system: Bundle of snakes, rear exit
  • Instrumentation: Smith gauges, 200mph tach
  • Interior: Motolita steering wheel, original style seats covered in Alcantara with silver rivets
  • Recommended Engine: Ford-based 289, 302, or 351W small block

CHASSIS:

The chassis is an exact replication of the original monococque unibody structure down to the press steel roof spider. The only departure is the use of electro-galvanized sheet steel in the construction. The chassis, at over 12,000 pounds per degree is stiffer than any other chassis on the market, and is made up of over 244 laser cut and bent or pressed parts. 

BODY:

Pressed steel roof and beautifully finished body. 

FRONT & REAR SUSPENSION:

The suspension features the original race car lay out. So original are the GT40 continuation models that two thirds or the parts are interchangeable with an original. Bilstein shocks with H&R springs. 

ENGINE and TRANSMISSION:

The recommended power source is a specially prepared Roush engine with a Quaife RFQ 5-speed transaxle.  Owners also have the option to fit a Ford-based 289 – 427cu.in injected engine including the new 5.0 Coyote unit. 

PLEASE NOTE:

You are able to purchase a car as a rolling chassis less engine and transaxle or as a complete on the road unit. 

Standard Equipment MKI

  • A complete factory assembled rolling chassis
  • Show quality PPG paint finishes with many standard colours
  • Fully independent front and rear suspension
  • Bilstein® coil over progressive shocks with H&R Springs®
  • Four-wheel vented disc brakes, Wilwood calipers
  • Aluminium radiator/oil cooler with dual electric fans
  • Original style steel monocoque chassis
  • Pressed steel roof
  • Original style suspension
  • Right and Left-hand drive models available
  • Right hand sill mounted gear change
  • handbrake located in center of tunnel
  • Included in latest Shelby World Registry
  • Original style seats with silver rivets
  • High capacity air-conditioner
  • Oil cooler and braided lines

Dealer Installed Options

  • Open crate air intake
  • Lower/wider front fenders
  • Smoother body lines
  • BRM or Halibrand style wheels
  • Inverted side air scoops
  • Double scoop hood insert
  • Accommodates small block engine (includes molded engine cover)
  • Built in rear spoiler
  • Available in Heritage color patterns
  • *GT40 MKI Heritage uses single hood scoop insert*
  • Gurney bubble optional
  • Centre shift available 
  • Trackday silencer
  • Ohlin Shock absorbers
  • Wortec 6pot cross drilled and ventilated discs

CONTINUATION GT40 MKII SPECIFICATIONS

  • Wheelbase: 95″
  • Length: 163″
  • Height: 40.5″
  • Width (over scoops): 70.5″
  • Track Front: 56″
  • Track Rear: 59″
  • Fuel Tank: 22.5 gallons
  • Front Wheels: 15×8
  • Rear Wheels: 15×10
  • Tires-Front 225/60 R15
  • Tires-Rear 275/60 R15
  • Chassis: ZE 50/50 zinc coated mildsteel steel(Electro Galvanized Steel)
  • Body: Pressed steel roof
  • Front Suspension: Independent with unequal length A-arms, Bilstein shocks with H&R springs, anti-roll bar
  • Rear Suspension: Independent with trailing arms, unequal length lateral arms, Bilstein shocks with H&R springs, anti-roll bar
  • Steering: Rack and pinion
  • Front Brakes: Vented disc, single caliper
  • Rear Brakes: Vented disc, single caliper
  • Exhaust system: Bundle of snakes, rear exit
  • Instrumentation: Smith gauges, 200mph tach
  • Interior: Motolita steering wheel, original style seats covered in Alcantara with silver rivets
  • Recommended Engine: Ford-based 289 – 427 Cubic Inches

CHASSIS:
The chassis is an exact replication of the original monococque unibody structure down to the press steel roof spider. The only departure is the use of electro-galvanized sheet steel in the construction. The chassis, at over 12,000 pounds per degree is stiffer than any other chassis on the market and is made up of over 244 laser cut and bent or pressed parts. 

BODY:
Pressed steel roof and beautifully finished body. 

FRONT & REAR SUSPENSION:
The suspension features the original race car lay out. So original are the GT40 continuation models that two thirds or the parts are interchangeable with an original. Bilstein shocks with H&R springs. 

The recommended power source is a specially prepared Roush engine with a Quaife RFQ 5-speed transaxle.  Owners also have the option to fit a Ford-based 289 – 427cu.in injected engine including the new 5.0 Coyote unit. 

Standard Equipment MKII

  • A complete factory assembled rolling chassis
  • Show quality PPG paint finishes with many standard colors
  • Fully independent front and rear suspension
  • Bilstein® coil over progressive shocks with H&R Springs®
  • Four-wheel vented disc brakes, Wilwood calipers
  • Aluminum radiator/oil cooler with dual electric fans
  • Original style steel monocoque chassis
  • Pressed steel roof
  • Original style suspension
  • Right and left-hand drive models available
  • Sill mounted gear shift
  • handbrake located in centre of tunnel
  • Included in latest Shelby World Registry
  • Original style seats with silver rivets
  • High capacity air-conditioner
  • Oil cooler and braided lines

Dealer Installed Options 

  • Centre engine scoop
  • Double brake lights
  • Bolt on adjustable spoiler
  • BRM or Halibrand style wheels
  • Aggressive snorkels
  • Single scoop hood insert

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2 days ago

Le Mans Coupes

Brilliant run out in our demo GT40 today. It is certainly not sluggish!
Contact us to learn more about how you can own a Superformance continuation GT40.
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Brilliant run out in our demo GT40 today. It is certainly not sluggish! 
Contact us to learn more about how you can own a Superformance continuation GT40.

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Looking great, Nigel and Oli - are you keeping it (blank canvas) white or striping it in any way? Will organise to come down and have a closer look when we're all "released back into the community"...! IanC

Lovely looking car

4 days ago

Le Mans Coupes

New arrival at HQ. Very exciting news to announce about this car when the time is right...stay tuned. ... See MoreSee Less

New arrival at HQ. Very exciting news to announce about this car when the time is right...stay tuned.Image attachmentImage attachment

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3 weeks ago

Le Mans Coupes

It was sad to say goodbye but our MKII is now enjoying life in Scotland. More photos to come. We had the legend Trevor Legate photo the car before it was delivered this week.

Look forward to sharing its replacement with you when we have factory photos...
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It was sad to say goodbye but our MKII is now enjoying life in Scotland. More photos to come. We had the legend Trevor Legate photo the car before it was delivered this week.  Look forward to sharing its replacement with you when we have factory photos...

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Scotland 😉

1 month ago

Le Mans Coupes

Road test before delivering our MKII to its new owner. Wish we had more time with this car. It is stunning to drive. Real 60s throwback. Looking forward to delivering it and showing you all what it is being replaced with once its replacement is competed at the factory.
Contact us today to learn more about the beautiful MKII.
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Road test before delivering our MKII to its new owner. Wish we had more time with this car. It is stunning to drive. Real 60s throwback. Looking forward to delivering it and showing you all what it is being replaced with once its replacement is competed at the factory. 
Contact us today to learn more about the beautiful MKII.

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Mmm....thinking I need some Oxblood leather!

1 month ago

Le Mans Coupes

Who else is looking forward to getting back on track?
With a chassis designed to win at Le Mans, which it managed multiple times, there is no more pure on track driving experience than a GT40. No driver aids just you, one of the best chassis in the history of motorsports and a raw V8 pumping out all the ponies.
Oh... and you can drive it to and from the track. You too can own the icon. Contact us today: oliver@lemanscoupes.com
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Who else is looking forward to getting back on track? 
With a chassis designed to win at Le Mans, which it managed multiple times, there is no more pure on track driving experience than a GT40. No driver aids just you, one of the best chassis in the history of motorsports and a raw V8 pumping out all the ponies. 
Oh... and you can drive it to and from the track. You too can own the icon. Contact us today: oliver@lemanscoupes.com

2 months ago

Le Mans Coupes

We love delivery day! Another beautiful MKI GT40 arrives at LMC HQ and this one is off for self assembly. Our cars arrive as complete rolling chassis units less engine, transaxle, tyres, battery and fluids. We specialise in finalising the build to your spec and registering the cars, but can also sell the cars as rolling chassis (turn key minus as it's called in the USA) for the ultimate project. The cars are painted, have a fully fitted interior and all suspension, brakes andplumbing are fitted and ready to go.

Contact us today for full information.
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2 months ago

Le Mans Coupes

Black pipes, looks raw. Finally get to tune the engine tomorrow. Last 2 dates were either snowed or rained off. Looking forward to seeing what she's got.
Well, at over 500bhp it should be exciting...
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Black pipes, looks raw. Finally get to tune the engine tomorrow. Last 2 dates were either snowed or rained off. Looking forward to seeing what shes got. 
Well, at over 500bhp it should be exciting...Image attachment

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There used to be a very good company called “Hometune” in your immediate area...😉😆

Is the ARB position standard now? Much more sensible than mine - and many of the originals had theirs the same as this!

2 months ago

Le Mans Coupes

Spartan 001 of 300 is in build and in the coming months will be tested in Australia before shippong to the UK as our demo and test car. So many exciting features we cannot wait to share with you but for now, here are further pictures of the final prototype. Lots of aero work and engineering has gone into this machine, it is set to be a real giant killer. ... See MoreSee Less

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Looks great! Share more details.

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2 months ago

Le Mans Coupes

Camo car!
Engine mapping postponed owing to the salt and snow. Let's hope next week is warmer. Booking test drives for when it is permissable once more. Contact us today for more information.
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Camo car!
Engine mapping postponed owing to the salt and snow. Lets hope next week is warmer. Booking test drives for when it is permissable once more. Contact us today for more information.Image attachment

2 months ago

Le Mans Coupes

New Demo car 95% complete.
To do list:
1) Fit headlight covers
2) Engine map/tune
3) Fit number plates
4) Shakedown test
5) Client test drives!

Looking to buy a GT40? Come try ours out for size. We are booking test drives when the lockdown ends. Email Oliver@lemanscoupes.com
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New Demo car 95% complete. 
To do list:
1) Fit headlight covers 
2) Engine map/tune
3) Fit number plates
4) Shakedown test
5) Client test drives!  Looking to buy a GT40? Come try ours out for size.  We are booking test drives when the lockdown ends. Email Oliver@lemanscoupes.comImage attachmentImage attachment

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That looks great - will organise a trip down when able? IanC

Stunning

Spot on!

Superb 👏

Bet you can’t wait to hit the road! Enjoy!!

Put martini racing livery on it!!!

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3 months ago

Le Mans Coupes

Looking forward to sunny days and freedom to play. @rwc_photo on the camera.
Our CSX9000 series Shelby Daytona Cobras are available now and make for an incredible all-rounder. A really usable supercar for track fun, weekend drives and daily use. Contact us today for further information
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Looking forward to sunny days and freedom to play. @rwc_photo on the camera. 
Our CSX9000 series Shelby Daytona Cobras are available now and make for an incredible all-rounder. A really usable supercar for track fun, weekend drives and daily use. Contact us today for further information

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Shelby not Selby! C’mon guys !

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