2018 Saleen S1 Prototype | 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a 2018 Saleen S1 Prototype that was at the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Saleen S1 is a supercar that was unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show, and has been in production since 2018. The engine is a 2.5 liter turbocharged straight-4 that produces 450 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. This car does 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds and has a top speed 180 mph. This car weighs 2,685 pounds since body is carbon fiber, and the chassis is aluminum. The starting price of the S1 is $100,000.

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2020 Ford Explorer ST Prototype | 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a 2020 Ford Explorer ST Prototype that was at the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Ford Explorer is a large SUV that’s been in production since 1990 (the first model year was 1991). This is from the sixth generation, which has been in production since May of 2019 (the first model year was 2020). The engine is a 3 liter turbocharged EcoBoost V6 that produces 400 horsepower and 415 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 10-speed automatic. This SUV has a top speed of 143 mph.

2020 Shelby GT500 Prototype | 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

That’s a 2020 Shelby GT500 Prototype that was at the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the second phase of the sixth generation of the Mustang, which was introduced on January 17, 2017. This version of the Shelby GT500 was unveiled at the 2019 North American International Auto Show. The engine is a 5.2 liter supercharged V8 that produces 700 horsepower and 600 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 7-speed automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds and has a top speed of 180 mph.

1965 Ford GT40 Competition Roadster Prototype | 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee

This is a ’65 Ford GT40 Competition Roadster Prototype that was at the 2019 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee. The Ford GT40 is a sports car/endurance race car that was made between 1964 and 1969. Only five GT40 Competition Roadster Prototypes were built, and this is one of the two that survived. The engine is a 4.7 HiPo V8 that produces 271 horsepower and 312 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 5-speed manual.

Car of the Day 5/11/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2019 Mustang Bullitt Prototype that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. It’s from the sixth generation, which has been in production since July of 2014 (the first model year was 2015). The Bullitt was at the 2018 North American International Auto Show, and Molly McQueen (Steve McQueen’s granddaughter) presented it. This variant is being made to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Steve McQueen film Bullitt. The engine is a 5 liter Coyote V8 that produces 480 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed manual. This car weighs 3,709 pounds since the chassis is unitary steel. The top speed is 163 mph. The starting price is $47,495.