In 2014, Galpin Auto Sports unveiled the 2015 Ford Galpin GTR1. A twin-turbocharged 5.4-liter V8 engine produces a staggering 1024hp and 739 pound-feet of torque powers up this supercar. According to reports, this car is custom built and it has taken approximately twelve thousand man-hours to construct this beauty. With a price tag of 10,00,000 dollars, is it really as impressive as its price tag suggests?
To begin with, the 2015 Ford Galpin GTR1 is really a car that is based on the GT edition limited edition Ford vehicle that was constructed between the years 2004 and 2006. The car was fitted with a powerful turbocharged V8 engine that makes the car accelerate from zero to sixty miles per hour in just 3.1 seconds. Its top speed is 225 miles per hour and counting.
2015 Ford Galpin GTR1 Design
The exterior of the 2015 Ford Galpin GTR1 is impressive. The body is made out of aluminum and it has a nice front that has plenty of LED lights. Not only are the exteriors very impressive but when you look at its braking power you will be amazed to find customized racing brakes that keep this car firmly planted on the pavement on top of Pirelli tires which measure an impressive twenty inches and the aluminum alloy wheels add a welcome touch of sportiness to the car.
On the inside, the cabin is loaded with high performance gadgets including an instrument cluster (in aluminum) and nice sporty buckets as well as a super impressive audio system. When buying the 2015 Ford Galpin GTR1, you can choose any color of leather upholstery. The only thing that bothers you about this car is that it is not a very easy thing getting into and out of the vehicle. The seats also grip you a bit too tightly but they are comfortable nevertheless. To fire up the engine, all that you need to do is press a red colored engine start button. The loud engine noise lets you know that the car has been powered up.
Driving this baby is nice as the throttle as well as clutch can easily be modulated. A short shift lever and so when you shift gears you will be forced to make short throw motions. The gear changes are smooth and easy. The steering does not give you any cause to complain. It handles nicely and does not feel too touchy which means that you can easily compensate for any oversteer. The ride is however a bit on the harsh side, but it won’t jar your bones thanks to the vehicle’s comfortable seats. The braking as already mentioned is really impressive. If you want to come to an immediate halt, then the brakes work so well that you can stop immediately at any place.
2015 Ford Galpin GTR1 Release Date and Price
The 2015 Ford Galpin GTR1 is priced at more than a million dollars. For this price, you get to own an absolute beauty. It is also very speedy and deft and overall is a great buy for those who can afford the price tag. Production of this car is slated for the beginning of 2014. The price quoted above is for the carbon-fiber body constructed and not for the handcrafted aluminum body.