" We reckon the Ford Thunderbird, (the 1957 variety), must be one of the most commonly represented in graphic art in the history of the auto industry. Not only was it a truly radical departure for mid century production Americana: this was "
Many Faces of the Fast Ford
Whichever way the Ford GT has been copied, replica-ed, reproduced, slathered over, argued about, loved, fetishised and lionised, it remains one of the most intriguing sports cars ever produced.
It’s one of the those designs that seems to morph according to angle, light and graphic. But everything about it screams stripped-down menace and North American speed.
And here’s Mr Shelby himself adding his own perspective on the legend. You can’t help but dig the brawny Texan’s accent and his simple, straightforward competitiveness, especially against ‘those red Ferraris’.
Makes me want to go out and buy a Cosworth Sierra to plug in to that burly Ford tradition.
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