Founded in 2019 by Justin Lunny, Everrati specializes in converting iconic vintage cars into electric models. After electrifying a Porsche 911 type 964, a Land Rover Series II and a Mercedes-Benz SL Pagode, the company is launching a new electric sports model resulting from an unprecedented partnership: the GT40.
The sporty Ford is visually identical to the one that repeatedly won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the 1960s. The model is completely new and is based on a chassis supplied by specialist Superformance. The American company sells licensed wheeled platforms that can be combined with old engines or more modern blocks. Ford, Shelby, GM and SAFIR GT40 models have become accustomed to working on vehicles called “Continuation”, that is, re-created after years of production ceased.
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A 500 hp electric motor?
Thanks to this partnership with Superformance, British company Everrati is able to offer a modernized GT40. Get out of real Ford’s V8 gasoline, make room for an electric motor The total power has not yet been transmitted. It should approach 500 hp of the Porsche 911 964, which is already available for pre-booking on the Everrati site.
Development work has already begun at Everrati’s facilities in Upper Heyford, a former US base in Oxfordshire (Great Britain). The two companies want to preserve the character of the original model and will pay particular attention to the installation and location of the batteries and the distribution of the vehicle’s masses.
” This is an excellent partnership », explains Justin Lunny, founder and CEO of Everrati. ” Combining this chassis with an electric drivetrain and precision engineering will enhance performance while retaining the essence and spirit of the original vehicle. “, says Lance Stander, CEO of Superformance. While he has a particular love for V8 engines, he is impressed by the performance Everrati’s electric motor has already achieved. And we get it…
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