Atelier Superformance out of California, specializing in replicas of classic American sports cars, got permission from Ford to produce commercial versions of the concept Shelby GR-1 2005. To build a small batch of cars with the petrol engine and electric propulsion will attract the Shelby American.
On the extension line of Superformance head of the firm lance Stander announced at the event Shelby Tribute, held annually at the Automotive Museum Petersen. Negotiations with Ford on the launch of the car in the series lasted six years. According to the Vice-President of Shelby American Vince Laviolette, the sports car will be very fast: their goal — from zero to 60 mph (96 kph) in two seconds.
The first 200 cars from the special series will receive a fully aluminum body, painted or polished, further wrapped in a carbon fiber shell. Detailed information about the technical stuffing yet. The debut of the sports car Shelby GR-1 will take at least two years.
Debuted in 2005 at the motor show in Detroit Shelby GR-1 was presented as a modern version of the Shelby Daytona. Dvuhdverka equipped with 6.4-liter naturally aspirated V10, which gave 613 horsepower and 679 lb-ft of torque and six-speed manual transmission. To “hundred” coupe accelerates in four seconds and its top speed of 322 kilometers per hour.