29/01/2022

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Everrati reveals electric Ford GT40 recreation

Electric powered restomod expert Everrati has discovered its most up-to-date development: a totally electrical version of the famous Le Mans profitable Ford GT40. 

It joins Everrati converted versions of the 964-era Porsche 911 and Mercedes SL Pagoda. But these GT40s are not converted originals – they’re new shells and chassis’ crafted by Superformance, a firm specialising in continuation 60s racers.

Based in the US, Superformance has been constructing continuations of American classics since 1994, less than licence from trademark holders these types of as Standard Motors. 

Growth of the electrical GT40 is presently underway at Everrati’s Oxford facility, where the firm’s EV drivetrain is remaining adapted to a rolling chassis delivered by Superformance. 

Justin Lunny, CEO of Everrati, explained: “This is the great partnership. The sole target of equally Everrati and Superformance is legendary cars and Lance and his group are THE fellas when it comes to authorised continuation chassis of some of the most famous cars in heritage. Marrying these chassis with our sophisticated EV powertrains and precision engineering will boost performance although retaining the essence and soul of the first. We goal to develop the very best electrical driver’s cars although, at the exact time, foreseeable future-proofing these legitimate earlier masters.”

Everrati’s electrical Porsche 911 takes advantage of speakers at the rear of the car to give a synthesised exhaust observe, and we be expecting to see a very similar process fitted to the GT40, to emulate the thunderous V8 of the first. 

Pricing and more details of the electrical GT40 will follow later in 2021. 

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