You can now buy a 2017 Ford GT owned by the man who designed it. The personal car of Ford vice president of design Moray Callum is being offered for sale by Canepa at an undisclosed price.
Callum personally led the GT design team, which worked in the utmost secrecy. As the oft-quoted official story goes, the GT was designed in a basement room at Ford’s Dearborn headquarters, not only because it was out of the way, but because it didn’t have key-card access, ensuring no one would stumble upon the skunkworks studio accidentally.
The GT was created to win the GTE Pro class at the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans in celebration of Ford’s 1966 overall win—which it did. Ford set up an application process for the limited run of GT road cars to guard against speculative flipping. That included a mandatory two-year waiting period before selling a