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Old 14th August 2004, 20:21   #1
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Quote[/b] ]Ford Shelby GR-1 concept shown at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Aug 13, 2004 – Ford is taking the occasion of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance to unveil the Ford Shelby GR-1 concept, calling the new sports car a salute to 'performance art'. The GR-1 is a uniquely emotional American sports car design that makes a bold statement about Ford's performance future.

"The Ford Shelby Cobra concept was a small step in our plans for the Ford GT supercar architecture and our relationship with Carroll Shelby," says J Mays, Ford Motor Company group vice president of Global Design. "And the Ford Shelby GR-1 is a giant leap toward the future."
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Looks Mean!! I don't know about you guys.....but i love it!!
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ya it does look very mean. i dont know why but the front reminds me of the Viper and Maserati.
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Quote[/b] (v12 @ Aug. 14 2004,19:00)]i dont know why but the front reminds me of the Viper and Maserati.
The front end does look like the Viper.......but, the side view reminds me of the SLR......What say??
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I got more of a FordGT / AMDB9 / SLR feel from it...... but it does look pretty mean!

I must say i am pretty happy with the looks of some of the cars ford has been churning out/ or planning to churn out of late.
FordGT, Mustang GTR, Shelby Cobra, n now this.

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It has a stance similar to the FORD GT.. i agree with u Rehaan.. that huge grille especially!!!
Amazing looks!!
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Quote[/b] (Rehaan @ Aug. 14 2004,19:57)]I got more of a FordGT / AMDB9 / SLR feel from it...... but it does look pretty mean!

I must say i am pretty happy with the looks of some of the cars ford has been churning out/ or planning to churn out of late.
FordGT, Mustang GTR, Shelby Cobra, n now this.

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Very true Rehaan. Ford is making / planning very goodlooking cars these days.
I've already fallen for this one.
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Quote[/b] (v12 @ Aug. 14 2004,19:00)]ya it does look very mean. i dont know why but the front reminds me of the Viper.
Exactly my thoughts when I first saw the pic.
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Awesome looker...I would love to see more detailed pictures..

its might be a nice bridge between the Stang Cobra and the GT40

sweet machine..thumbs up..
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agree with u on the looks front rehaan..........awesome car no doubt. a limited production run with a nice powerful engine will do wonders for ford in increasing their brand value. This should be the perfect succesor to the awesome design of the donor- the ford GT.
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Astonishing car.....Damn cool.It looks so Masculine.
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WOOOOOOWW !!!!!

THATS SOME MEAN LOOOKIN CAR MAAN...

AND THOSE ALLOYS....DELICIOUS.......

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FORD SHELBY GR-1


6.4 litre V10 engine (605bhp)

I have nothing more to say...

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Hey Psycho

Thats one awesome looking car . The tech specs speak for themselves and oohhh I love those wheels

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