Ford Mach 40

Eckert’s Rod & Custom has built the world’s first and only Ford Mustang Mach 40, which combines the classic 1969 Mustang Mach 1 design with the modern performance of a 2006 GT40, First, the team at Hardison Metal Shaping created the body, based on design sketches, and then Eckert installed a 4L Wipple on a mid-mounted 5.4L Flex Fuel V8. This powertrain delivers 850 hp to the rear wheels, making it a beast on the streets and drag strip. Continue reading for two more videos, pictures and information.

Ford Mach 40
Ford Mach 40
Ford Mach 40
Ford Mach 40
Ford Mach 40

“The low-slung vehicle measures just 43 inches (109 cm) tall, which is a little higher than the original GT40 that inspired its creation. But that’s still marginally lower than the heights of the newer Ford GTs. It’s a feat made possible only by moving the engine to the back,” according to Car Scoops.