Turn Your Speakers Way Up And Let This Ford GT Race Car Put You On Blast

Someone revved the living crap out of a Ford GT race car at the Concours d’Elegance of America, and I was right there behind the exhaust pipe recording while simultaneously having an eargasm. Prepare to hear the most beautiful sound that has ever entered your cochleas.

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After someone hooked up some jumper cables to a 2006 Ford GT race car, a woman hopped behind the wheel and fired up the greatest sounding engine I’ve ever heard—one that has fundamentally changed me as a person. Hold on to something firmly, and click play:

This car was in a line of Ford GTs sitting on the fairway at St. John’s golf course in Plymouth, Michigan. This particular one, called the Ford GT-R, was was owned by Doran Racing from Cincinnati, and was prepped for the GT-2 Class with the ultimate goal of racing the 24-hours of Le Mans.

Its GT-2 days are over, so the only chance you’ll have to see the car lets its 560-horsepower, 330 cubic-inch V8 loose is at Sportscar Vintage Racing Association events. And you should totally go, if only for the sound track.

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David Tracy

Writer, Jalopnik. 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle, 1985 Jeep J10, 1948 Willys CJ-2A, 1995 Jeep Cherokee, 1992 Jeep Cherokee auto, 1991 Jeep Cherokee 5spd, 1976 Jeep DJ-5D, totaled 2003 Kia Rio