Here's what $1 million worth of Ford GT supercars looks like

Ford GT DriveFordThat’s at least $US2.5 million worth of GT’s there — plus the priceless number 1 race GT40 that finished second at the 1966 Le Mans.

The new Ford GT is a supercar that, in competition form, won the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race in France in 2016, repeating history from 1966, when a much earlier Ford GT went 1-2-3.

Ford invited the media to get up-close-and-personal with the production GT, of which only 250 will be built this year. In total, 1,000 supercars will be delivered over four years.

The GT starts at $US400,000, but I have it on good authority that once the optioning process in finished some owners could be writing a $US500,000 check.

Ford brought about $US2.5 million worth of GT’s, six vehicles, to Utah for us to check out. But only three cars, which together totaled about $US1.2 million, were allowed on the track at a time.

Needless to say, the cars looked stunning.

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Ford brought six GT production vehicles, in various paint jobs, to Utah. Oh, and the 1966 Le Mans GT40 race car -- the number 1 car that Ken Miles and Denny Hulme drove to a second-place finish in Ford's 1-2-3 podium sweep in 1966.

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Scissor doors, we salute you.

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We were initially allowed a nice, slow drive in formation around one of the two tracks at Utah Motorsports, home to Ford's Performance Racing School.

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I saddled up for the first time in a GT.

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And off we go.

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I'm in the red car with the dual white racing stripes.

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The scenery was spectacular. A snowstorm blew through a day before the event, but the weather was superb during our drive.

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As you can see, we have the GT's in track mode, with their rear wings deployed.

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It might look like we're moving fast, but we aren't. Top speed was held at 40 mph.

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A stunning trio. That's easily something like $1.2 million worth of supercars sitting there.

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The GTs were remarkably beautiful, but even they bowed down before the stunning views of Utah's snow-covered mountains.

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There was still a lot of snow on the mountains.

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And now for a special treat. Below is the new GT along with the Le Mans-winning race car version of the car (not the actual first-place finisher), the mighty GT40 from 1966.

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