Advertisement

Why Everyone Is Going Nuts Over A New Ford GT: An Explainer

If you’re unfamiliar with Ford’s history at Le Mans, you may be wondering why we care so much about a new Ford GT. We don’t soil ourselves over any other GTE-class racers, so why does this one matter? Sure, the top P1 class is nice, but GTE puts Ford directly up against their extremely bitter old rival: Ferrari.

Ferrari's Old Flat-12 Le Mans Prototype Is The Angriest Sounding Car Imaginable

Ferraris are a mainstay at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, but only in the GT classes now. You can’t blink at La Sarthe without accidentally nudging a 458 with an LMP1. (Sorry Jeff!) Let’s ride on one of Ferrari’s older Le Mans prototypes at Road America, then: the cuckoo-for-Cocoa-Puffs flat-12 Ferrari 312 PB.

Advertisement

Does This Cheap Ferrari Deserve To Be Rescued From Its Tasteless Owner? 

Exotic-car ownership, like anything super exclusive, becomes easier to reach by the everyday man over time. While this may put those once-unreachable goals within your comfort zone, it also makes supercars like this manual Ferrari 348 available to any negligent and tasteless owner with the cash to afford the sizable…