Tag Archives: Prototype

News: 2016 Shelby GT-H Auction

Rent to Own

Bid on the Shelby GT-H prototype at the Barrett Jackson auction in June

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company and Shelby American

On Monday we learned that Ford, Hertz and Shelby celebrated the 50th anniversary of the 1966 Shelby GT350-H rental car with the introduction of a 2016 Shelby GT-H at the New York International Auto Show. Starting this Memorial Day weekend, you’ll be able to take a summer road trip in style by renting one at a participating airport rental counter. If you would rather own one, however, that opportunity is coming in June.
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Event: IMSA Rolex 24 at Daytona 2016

Race Tested

Mechanical issues challenged the Ford EcoBoost teams at Daytona

By Steve Turner

Heading into the Rolex 24 at Daytona all the hype was about the debut of the Ford GT its first endurance race. The grueling 24-hour race would prove an ideal setting to see if the new race car was ready for its historic return to Le Mans in June. It turned out that the first race found the GT’s weak link—the transmission. Even the proven EcoBoost prototypes had their issues with both cars struggling with brake system woes.
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News: Ford Performance at Road Atlanta

Race Pass

Hang with Ford Performance VIPs in the Ford Car Corral at Road Atlanta

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

The IMSA racing season comes to a conclusion next week at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia. If you have been following along, you know that Scott Pruett is have great success piloting Ford Performance’s EcoBoost-powered Daytona Prototype and the Multimatic Motorsports-backed Shelby GT350R-Cs have had success at several races this season.
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Tech: 2015 Mustang Whipple Preview

Prototype Power

A look at Whipple’s forthcoming supercharger for the 2015 Mustang GT

By SID297
Photos by StacyStangz

If you happened to stop by the SVTPerformance display at Mustang Week 2014 you probably know that we were the one-stop-shop for 2015 Mustang goodness at the show. Not only did we have the only S550 on display (Not an easy thing to pull off, BTW…) we also happened to have the little gem pictured here, Whipple Superchargers’ prototype 2015 Mustang GT Blower.
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