Superformance GT40 R

The Superformance GT40 R

A quality re-creation of the original that beat Ferrari and finished in the top three positions during the grueling Le Mans 24 Hours in 1966.

The GT40 continuation is built to exacting standards - in fact over two thirds of the rolling chassis's parts are interchangeable with that of an original car, including the 'monocoque" style chassis.

The Superformance GT40 also boasts a pressed steel roof and beautifully finished body available in right and left hand drive.

The GT40 R closely resembles the GT40 MKI with extra performance enhancements as well as weight reduction. For example, a few GT40 R options are a 4 point roll bar, adjustable rear spoiler, larger Wilwood race brakes, emergency power shut off, and race sway bars.

Standard Equipment

  • A complete factory assembled rolling chassis
  • Show quality PPG paint finishes with many standard colors
  • Fully independent front and rear suspension
  • Bilstein® coil over progressive shocks with H&R Springs®
  • Four-wheel vented disc brakes, Wilwood big brake calipers
  • Aluminum radiator/oil cooler with dual electric fans
  • Original style steel monocoque chassis
  • Pressed steel roof
  • Original style suspension
  • Right and left-hand drive models available
  • Shifter & handbrake located in center of tunnel
  • Included in latest Shelby World Registry
  • Original style seats with silver rivets
  • Oil cooler and braided lines

Dealer Installed Options

  • Air-conditioner delete
  • Canard wings
  • 4 point roll bar
  • Loose carpet driver and passanger side
  • Aluminum adjustable spoiler plate
  • Race grade brake pads and fluid
  • Fuel pump wired and terminated at rear of car
  • Exterior and interior emergency power shut off
  • Windshield wiper race capable
  • Improved race sway bars
  • 5 3/4" Driving lights with turn signal
  • Fan motor with side and windhield vents
  • Gurney bubble optional
  • Authentic right-hand sill rod shift optional
  • BRM style 15" wheels


  • Wheelbase: 95"
  • Length: 163"
  • Height: 40.5"
  • Width (over scoops): 70.5"
  • Track Front: 56"
  • Track Rear: 59"
  • Fuel Tank: 22.5 gallons
  • Front Wheels: 15x8
  • Rear Wheels: 15x10
  • Tires-Front 225/60 R15
  • Tires-Rear 275/60 R15
  • Chassis: ZE 50/50 zinc coated mildsteel steel(Electro Galvanized Steel)
  • Body: Pressed steel roof
  • Front Suspension: Independent with unequal length A-arms, Bilstein shocks with H&R springs, anti-roll bar
  • Rear Suspension: Independent with trailing arms, unequal length lateral arms, Bilstein shocks with H&R springs, anti-roll bar
  • Steering: Rack and pinion
  • Front Brakes: Vented disc, single caliper
  • Rear Brakes: Vented disc, single caliper
  • Exhaust system: Bundle of snakes, rear exit
  • Instrumentation: Smith gauges, 200mph tach
  • Interior: Motolita steering wheel, original style seats covered in Alcantara with silver rivets
  • Recommended Engine: Ford-based 289, 302, or 351W small block


The chassis is an exact replication of the original monococque unibody structure down to the press steel roof spider. The only departure is the use of electro-galvanized sheet steel in the construction. The chassis, at over 12,000 pounds per degree is stiffer than any other chassis on the market, and is made up of over 244 laser cut and bent or pressed parts.


Pressed steel roof and beautifully finished body.


The suspension features the original race car lay out. So original are the GT40 continuation models that two thirds of the parts are interchangeable with an original. Bilstein shocks with H&R springs.


The recommended power source is a specially prepared Roush engine with the new RBT/ZF style 5-speed transaxle but owners also have the option to fit a Ford-based 289, 302, or 351W small block.


All Superformance products are supplied complete, but without engines and transmissions. The selection, purchase and installation of the drive train are the responsibility of the purchaser.


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