[Staff, 2022-12-02 14:30:00,
The mid-2000s was a time when the automotive scene was lighting up with high-capacity multi-cylinder beasts. Bugatti brought the 1,000 horsepower Veyron, BMW plonked a freaking V10 in the 5-series, and AMG was all about burning rubber.
Amidst all this was the resurrection of an American icon—the Ford GT40. Blue oval dropped a bomb when they introduced the new GT at the Detroit auto show back in 2002. Everyone wanted one, and reviewers only had positive things to say about it. That’s despite Jeremy Clarkson’s infamous Ford GT experience.
The Ford GT is, without a doubt, a motoring icon, and is very much a supercar capable of hitting speeds in excess of 200 mph. However, there aren’t many roads that allow anyone to go more than 100 mph, let alone 200. But over in Germany, you can—provided you’re on the Autobahn.
Auto TopNL, known for using the Autobahn to its fullest, has very graciously entertained us by clocking 200 mph on the speedometer of a 2006 Ford GT. We could only imagine the thrills the YouTuber must’ve experienced, and will very much do the same if given the opportunity.
2006 Ford GT Hits 200 MPH On The Autobahn
It’s pretty rare to witness the Ford GT on European roads. From the video, you can see the car is an import, brought from the United States. Ford allocated just 1,000 units to Europe out of the 4,000 odd cars produced in total. Evidently,…
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