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1:18 1966 Ford GT40 LeMan's #1 Die Cast Car
For a bit of back story: Henry Ford II wanted the Ford Motor Company to race at Le Mans from the early 1960s. Winning races prompted car sales as the racing circuit was followed by the younger crowd of car enthusiasts. In 1966, with Henry Ford II himself in attendance at Le Mans, and the oversight of Carroll Shelby, the Mk II GT40 provided Ford with the first overall Le Mans victory for an American manufacturer since 1921 French Grand Prix.
This 1966 Ford die cast car is brought to you by Shelby Collectibles, Carroll Shelby's very own die cast model company. Who better to oversee the production than the mastermind behind the real thing? This 1/18 red #1 Ford GT40 Mark II model car could be the centerpiece of your collection of die cast cars Here is the illustrious GT40.
- 1:18 scale.