It will have been 50 years since the GT40 took on Ferrari at Le Mans and won when the new 2016 Ford GT will line up on the starting grid at La Sarthe. Can Ford embarrass the Italians again?
For too long, Audi has dominated Le Mans. Peugeot gave up trying to beat the German giants, Toyota has tried and thus far failed. Porsche's been away from Le Mans for a while, but if there's any company that knows how to kick ass at la Sarthe, it's Porsche.
Porsche used to be pretty good when it came to Le Mans. It won everything, all the time. However, for one reason or other the brand hasn't been there since 1998. 2014 sees the 919 Hybrid racer hit La Sarthe, with someone well known behind the wheel... We took a look at the car, and the tech behind it.
From the economically priced Vencer Sarthe (only $350K) to the $4 million Lamborghini Veneno and beyond, ultra-glam autos come in many flavors of crave. Here are some that make us drool.