1965 Ford GT40: 1 of 5 Rare Works Prototype Roadsters

this 1965 ford GT works prototype roadster did not sell at high bid of €2.100.000 versus pre-sale estimate of €2.400.000 – €2.900.000. but its highly collectible if you can bid closer in. chassis number GT/111 is one of only 5 prototype open GT roadsters built by ford advanced vehicle operations in the UK during early 1965, of which just 4 survive; competed at le mans trials and targa florio in period; its whereabouts remained largely unknown for forty years until chassis was rediscovered in 2006; following a restoration GT/111 reappeared at the 2007 goodwood revival. by dd