Superformance GT40 50th Anniversary Car for Sale - Le Mans Coupes

BRINGING YOU A LIMITED EDITION 1969 TRIBUTE GT40

The 1969 season proved more challenging as competitor cars had become lighter and more powerful. The Le Mans race was the focal event of the season The GT40’s hoping for a fourth or fifth place finish.

Over the winter there was a shuffling of drivers, as Jackie Ickx, now recovered from a broken leg, took over “GT40P/1075” and Jackie Oliver was brought in to match his speed.

To start the race Ickx made a visual statement concerning safety. As all others sprinted across to be the first away, Ickx walked across the road. The other drivers also started without seat belts on. Consequently, P1075 was last away, but Ickx was well buckled up.

A serious accident on the first lap caused the field to be squeezed up. After the first lap it was P1075 in 15th place and P1076 in 12th place, As dawn broke 12 hours later “GT40P/1075” was in the lead with “GT40P/1076 third!” The sole surviving Porsche was catching the leading GT40 and eventually the two cars were side by side, swapping positions until the last lap, where the GT40 won by 1.5 seconds!

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of P1075’s unrivaled success, Gulf Oil, Safir GT40, and Superformance have partnered to bring you a limited edition 1969 Tribute GT40 featuring P1000 continuation prototype chassis numbers. These GT40’s include all aesthetic features of P1075’s 1969 Le Mans victory, a Limited Edition Gulf GT40 Guitar, and also a plaque naming twenty five of those employees who brought the Gulf racing team such great success that 1969 season.

The 50th Anniversary GT40 MKI will be offered in standard configuration with A/C, Left or Right hand drive, or as a special edition “Tool Room GT40P/1075” configuration that mechanically and visually replicates how these winning cars were raced and can be homologated for sanctioned historic racing.

Superformance GT40’s are built for the street and feature air conditioning standard just like the original GT40 street car P/1028

BRINGING YOU A LIMITED EDITION 1969 TRIBUTE GT40

The 1969 season proved more challenging as competitor cars had become lighter and more powerful. The Le Mans race was the focal event of the season The GT40’s hoping for a fourth or fifth place finish.

Over the winter there was a shuffling of drivers, as Jackie Ickx, now recovered from a broken leg, took over “GT40P/1075” and Jackie Oliver was brought in to match his speed.

To start the race Ickx made a visual statement concerning safety. As all others sprinted across to be the first away, Ickx walked across the road. The other drivers also started without seat belts on. Consequently, P1075 was last away, but Ickx was well buckled up.

A serious accident on the first lap caused the field to be squeezed up. After the first lap it was P1075 in 15th place and P1076 in 12th place, As dawn broke 12 hours later “GT40P/1075” was in the lead with “GT40P/1076 third!” The sole surviving Porsche was catching the leading GT40 and eventually the two cars were side by side, swapping positions until the last lap, where the GT40 won by 1.5 seconds!

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of P1075’s unrivaled success, Gulf Oil, Safir GT40, and Superformance have partnered to bring you a limited edition 1969 Tribute GT40 featuring P1000 continuation prototype chassis numbers. These GT40’s include all aesthetic features of P1075’s 1969 Le Mans victory, a Limited Edition Gulf GT40 Guitar, and also a plaque naming twenty five of those employees who brought the Gulf racing team such great success that 1969 season.

The 50th Anniversary GT40 MKI will be offered in standard configuration with A/C, Left or Right hand drive, or as a special edition “Tool Room GT40P/1075” configuration that mechanically and visually replicates how these winning cars were raced and can be homologated for sanctioned historic racing.

Superformance GT40’s are built for the street and feature air conditioning standard just like the original GT40 street car P/1028

SUPERFORMANCE GT40 50TH ANNIVERSARY FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS

SUPERFORMANCE GT40 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIFICATIONS

  • 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 & Left hand drive models available
  • RHD Sill Shifter with Wooden Knob
  • Included in latest Shelby World Registry
  • Original style seats with silver rivets
  • High capacity air-conditioner
  • Oil cooler and braided lines
  • Open crate air intake
  • Lower/wider front fenders
  • Smoother body lines
  • Orange BRM style wheels
  • Inverted side air scoops
  • Single scoop hood insert
  • Accommodates small block engine (includes molded engine cover)
  • Built in rear spoiler
  • Gulf P1075 livery color patterns
  • Driving, Marker, and ID Lights
  • Single Roof Vent
  • Period Correct Front and Rear Spinners
  • Exterior Cut-Off Switch
  • Front Clam Dzus Fasteners
  • Singl Fuel Filler Cap
  • Aluminum Door Eyebrows
  • Front Fender Splash Guards
  • 608 Rear View Mirror
  • Twin Pin Rear Clam
  • F.A.V. Plate
  • AVON Tires
  • 1969 Bug Deflectors
  • 14″ Rear and 10″ Front Wheels
  • Extra Wide Body Rear Clam
  • A/C Delete
  • Girling brake and clutch reservoirs with double caps
  • Lucas 6W wiper motor
  • Lucas 5SJ windscreen washer bottle
  • 19 row oil cooler inside nose
  • Original style brass and copper radiator
  • Original style steering rack
  • Fispa fuel filter
  • Twin Stewart Warner 240A fuel pumps
  • Auto-lite rev limiter
  • Unique oil breather catch tanks
  • Unique oil return tank
  • Unique header tank
  • Aluminum suitcase rack
  • Original style battery box installed
  • GRP battery box lid
  • Tubular gearbox guard installed in tail mounting frame
  • Ceramic ballast resistor
  • Lucas 6J fuse boxes
  • Lucas 76464/76465 style push button starter solenoid
  • Stewart Warner 0-10 PSI fuel pressure gauge
  • Stewart Warner 100-250 temperature gauge
  • CAV ammeter
  • Smiths oil temperature gauge x2
  • Smiths water temperature gauge
  • Smiths tachometer, speedometer absent
  • Zephyr eye-ball dash vents
  • Brittex seat belts
  • 12” steering wheel
  • Steering column mounted momentary toggle switch
  • Jeweled dash warning lamps
  • Original style seat material and brass eyelets
  • Tunnel cutout and braces added
  • Floor reinforcement added
  • Original style roll bar installed
  • Fuel sponsons and door hinge pillar bases trimmed for crossover modification
  • Girling 18/4RH&4LH front brake calipers
  • Girling 16/4RH&LH GT40 rear brake calipers
  • Girling PBOOO264R&L front brake discs
  • Girling PBOOO215R&L rear brake discs
  • Gould fuel tank selector valve
  • Front firewall and dash plate changed to flat design and braced forward
  • 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: 15×10
  • Rear Wheels: 15×14
  • Tires-Front 10.5x23x15
  • Tires-Rear 14x27x15
  • 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
  • See above “Tool Room” features for special edition changes to specifications.

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 the new RBT/ZF style 5-speed transaxle but owners also have the option to fit a Ford-based 289, 302, or 351W small block.

PLEASE NOTE:

All Superformance products are supplied complete, but without engines and transmissions. The selection, purchase and installation of the drive train are the responsibility of the purchaser.

SUPERFORMANCE GT40 50TH ANNIVERSARY FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS

  • 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 & Left hand drive models available
  • RHD Sill Shifter with Wooden Knob
  • Included in latest Shelby World Registry
  • Original style seats with silver rivets
  • High capacity air-conditioner
  • Oil cooler and braided lines
  • Open crate air intake
  • Lower/wider front fenders
  • Smoother body lines
  • Orange BRM style wheels
  • Inverted side air scoops
  • Single scoop hood insert
  • Accommodates small block engine (includes molded engine cover)
  • Built in rear spoiler
  • Gulf P1075 livery color patterns
  • Driving, Marker, and ID Lights
  • Single Roof Vent
  • Period Correct Front and Rear Spinners
  • Exterior Cut-Off Switch
  • Front Clam Dzus Fasteners
  • Singl Fuel Filler Cap
  • Aluminum Door Eyebrows
  • Front Fender Splash Guards
  • 608 Rear View Mirror
  • Twin Pin Rear Clam
  • F.A.V. Plate
  • AVON Tires
  • 1969 Bug Deflectors
  • 14″ Rear and 10″ Front Wheels
  • Extra Wide Body Rear Clam
  • A/C Delete
  • Girling brake and clutch reservoirs with double caps
  • Lucas 6W wiper motor
  • Lucas 5SJ windscreen washer bottle
  • 19 row oil cooler inside nose
  • Original style brass and copper radiator
  • Original style steering rack
  • Fispa fuel filter
  • Twin Stewart Warner 240A fuel pumps
  • Auto-lite rev limiter
  • Unique oil breather catch tanks
  • Unique oil return tank
  • Unique header tank
  • Aluminum suitcase rack
  • Original style battery box installed
  • GRP battery box lid
  • Tubular gearbox guard installed in tail mounting frame
  • Ceramic ballast resistor
  • Lucas 6J fuse boxes
  • Lucas 76464/76465 style push button starter solenoid
  • Stewart Warner 0-10 PSI fuel pressure gauge
  • Stewart Warner 100-250 temperature gauge
  • CAV ammeter
  • Smiths oil temperature gauge x2
  • Smiths water temperature gauge
  • Smiths tachometer, speedometer absent
  • Zephyr eye-ball dash vents
  • Brittex seat belts
  • 12” steering wheel
  • Steering column mounted momentary toggle switch
  • Jeweled dash warning lamps
  • Original style seat material and brass eyelets
  • Tunnel cutout and braces added
  • Floor reinforcement added
  • Original style roll bar installed
  • Fuel sponsons and door hinge pillar bases trimmed for crossover modification
  • Girling 18/4RH&4LH front brake calipers
  • Girling 16/4RH&LH GT40 rear brake calipers
  • Girling PBOOO264R&L front brake discs
  • Girling PBOOO215R&L rear brake discs
  • Gould fuel tank selector valve
  • Front firewall and dash plate changed to flat design and braced forward
  • 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: 15×10
  • Rear Wheels: 15×14
  • Tires-Front 10.5x23x15
  • Tires-Rear 14x27x15
  • 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
  • See above “Tool Room” features for special edition changes to specifications.

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 the new RBT/ZF style 5-speed transaxle but owners also have the option to fit a Ford-based 289, 302, or 351W small block.

PLEASE NOTE:

All Superformance products are supplied complete, but without engines and transmissions. The selection, purchase and installation of the drive train are the responsibility of the purchaser.

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13 hours ago

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Ford Vs Ferrari! The Ferrari lads checking out our GT40 at Silverstone during Motorsport days live. Pretty apt given the film is out on Friday! .
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Ford Vs Ferrari! The Ferrari lads checking out our GT40 at Silverstone during Motorsport days live. Pretty apt given the film is out on Friday! .
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3 days ago

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Our MKII taking pride of place on the @motorsport1924 stand. Great to have both movie cars on the stand the month the movie feature is out! .
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Our MKII taking pride of place on the @motorsport1924 stand. Great to have both movie cars on the stand the month the movie feature is out! .
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6 days ago

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2 of our cars in pride of place on the @motorsport1924 Motorsport magazine stand in Hall 1 at the NEC for the Classic Motor Show. Huge thanks to the owner of the MKII GT40 for letting us borrow the car for the weekend. Great to have both the cars available for the 'Le Mans '66' film edition of the magazine as it was our range of cars used in the film! ... See MoreSee Less

2 of our cars in pride of place on the @motorsport1924 Motorsport magazine stand in Hall 1 at the NEC for the Classic Motor Show. Huge thanks to the owner of the MKII GT40 for letting us borrow the car for the weekend. Great to have both the cars available for the Le Mans 66 film edition of the magazine as it was our range of cars used in the film!

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That's great - I've just finished this artwork of the same car!! IanC

Have a great show guys (y)

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1 week ago

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The cast from @fordvferrari arriving in style in our @superformancellc Cobras at the Red Carpet premier in Hollywood last night!

Cool stuff!!! We are the UK agents for these cars. Contact us for full details.
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I like movies where cars are the stars!

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The team at @motorsportdays live at Silverstone alongside our GT40. What a great event. Getting hads on with the cars is what it is all about. Really grateful for our team coming to help and support. And to our clients and potential clients who drive the car well and got to experience our cars on track. Maybe we should start doing more trackday experiences for people to try our cars...watch this space.
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The team at @motorsportdays live at Silverstone alongside our GT40. What a great event. Getting hads on with the cars is what it is all about. Really grateful for our team coming to help and support. And to our clients and potential clients who drive the car well and got to experience our cars on track. Maybe we should start doing more trackday experiences for people to try our cars...watch this space. 
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Had a great day with you on Saturday, thanks again to you all for letting me get behind the wheel. I'm still not sure if my drive was the highlight of my day, or being chauffeured round in the passenger seat by Ollie! 👍

Always up for joining you on track...

My uncle was speaking to you at the show and he said you have an FIA HTP car in build.... would be interested in hearing more. Andy

fab photo!!

Nigel - as always; you’re looking great!

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2 weeks ago

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A nice view today! On track in one of our clients #shelbydaytonacobra following our demo #gt40. Come say hi at @motorsportdays live tomorrow @silverstonecircuit they are even playing the @englandrugby #WorldCupFinal on a big screen. Come on England (although our cars are factory produced in South Africa so maybe we should not cheer too loud!)
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A nice view today! On track in one of our clients #shelbydaytonacobra following our demo #GT40. Come say hi at @motorsportdays live tomorrow @silverstonecircuit they are even playing the @englandrugby #worldcupfinal on a big screen. Come on England (although our cars are factory produced in South Africa so maybe we should not cheer too loud!) 
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We didn't see the back end of Nigels GT40 for very long... Until it lapped us... 😂🤔 Great day enjoyed it and thanks again for the invite...

I remember the day we all went to Silverstone! www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNHt-SerAHg

2 weeks ago

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First track session done in the GT40. Nice and wet but great fun. Come see us in Garage 29. We have a GT40, Superformance MKII and MKIII and a client's Shelby Daytona Cobra!
Dream come true driving a GT40 at @silverstonecircuit. Sorry @adamchristo, overtook an AMG GTS!! 😋
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First track session done in the GT40. Nice and wet but great fun. Come see us in Garage 29. We have a GT40, Superformance MKII and MKIII and a clients Shelby Daytona Cobra!
Dream come true driving a GT40 at @silverstonecircuit. Sorry @adamchristo, overtook an AMG GTS!! 😋 
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You're having way too much fun Nigel 🙂

Look forward to seeing you tomorrow! 👍

2 weeks ago

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The car park of dreams.
Photo credit Jacques Letihon. Lovely shot of our GT40 at the @spasixhours
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The car park of dreams.
Photo credit Jacques Letihon. Lovely shot of our GT40 at the @spasixhours
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