Sudbury Living - Winter 2007 - (Page 29)

n pa ss i o ns $ 200,000 e rid D BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN riving the 2006 Ford GT on the streets of Chelmsford is an experience Jody Narozanski ranks as one of the best in his life. “It will be a memory I’ll cherish forever,” said Narozanski, the general manager of the Belanger Ford Lincoln Centre. “It’s very exciting. It gives me goosebumps. Just sitting in the car makes me envision a racetrack. Driving it is an experience that only a select few people will have.” The Chelmsford dealership currently has one of these “street legal race cars” on display in its showroom. The limited edition car has a sticker price of just under $200,000. Only 200 Ford GTs were made for sale in Canada to celebrate the 40th anniversary of a historic event in automotive history. The hand-assembled car is based on a race vehicle made by Ford in 1966 for the Le Mans 24-hour race. The design of the car is similar to its original counterpart, but some changes have been made to adhere to current safety standards. “As I understand the story, at the time, Ford Motor Company tried to buy the Ferrari Motor Company so they could expand on an international scale,” he said. continued on page 30 Winter 2007 Sudbury Living Sitting behind the wheel of a 2006 Ford GT is a priceless experience 29

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