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Old 08-22-2011, 05:07 PM   #1
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Thumbs up 2005 Ford Shelby GR-1 concept car...SEXY!

Was here in Monterey this past wknd,I believe Russo & Steele was selling it but more than likely R&M,it was sitting in the middle of the street between both auction houses with a lane blocked off for it,lol...it was however,absolutely breathtaking in person:








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Also on hand were 22 of the original 39 Ferrari GTO's running around the peninsula,both at Laguna and Pebble Beach,I read when they were on-track,the estimated worth was north of a half a billion...that's with a "B"...and a prototype 1957 Ferrari Testarossa shattered the highest auctioned price ever for an automobile over at Goodings in PB...a cool $16.4M.


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Old 08-22-2011, 06:36 PM   #2
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Living/working in Monterey has benefits, doesn't it? Sometimes I am insanely jealous of you.
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Old 08-22-2011, 07:13 PM   #3
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that is cool, they should have brought out the gt-90 as well
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very nice.... any one wanna buy me one of those i would love you for ever......
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LOL...yes it does.
It has to be on everyone's bucket list of to-do things before you die...
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is that down on cannery row?
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This is easily the sexiest RWD car to come out of Ford's portfolio, hands down! It's really sad that they never followed through with it. But then again that seems to be the case with 99% of concept cars.



Manufacturers should also take note that this is how car designs work. It has a nice balance of curves and creases that flow together beautifully. They didn't feel the need to add creases just for the sake of filling up empty space. And look, it doesn't even have a nonfunctional spoiler/wing.

Here are two interior shots also...


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i wonder what this cost?
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is that down on cannery row..?
No,actually it's downtown Monterey.
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Awesome , how come the rear section is painted half in half?
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