Have you missed your chance of convincing Ford to let you buy their new GT?
Well then, you could always go for its predecessor, with a 2005 GT hitting the auction block at SilverstoneAuctions Race Retro event, on February 25 and 26.
One of just 101 examples supplied new to Europe, this specific model had a famous first owner – ex-Formula 1 driver Jenson Button, who held on to it from 2005 until 2011.
Finished in white and adorned with blue racing stripes, this Ford GT takes its power from a mid-mounted hand-built supercharged V8 engine that feeds 550 horses to the rear wheels, through a six-speed manual transmission.
It’s capable of hitting 60 mph (96 km/h) from a standstill in roughly 3.5 seconds, and will keep accelerating up to a top speed of 205 mph (330 km/h).
Despite being delivered new to a Swiss Ford GT dealer in Geneva back in May 2005, from where Jenson Button took it home, the car’s odo reads just 8,350 miles (13,438 km), and it has a full service history to prove it.
Prior to the auction, bidders are welcome to arrange early viewings of the supercar, which is estimated to sell for £250,000-£300,000 ($311,000-$373,000).