Remember this chromed Buick Regal? At the time of publication, we said there were some cars that looked better in chrome than others, and this is what we had in mind.

A specialist aftermarket firm called GT Guy LLC solicited the talents of Camilo Pardo – the designer of the Ford GT – to create the one-of-a-kind supercar you see here. To create Merkury 4, the team started with a solid red Ford GT and gave it a Mirrachrome paint job with a black-bordered fluorescent orange stripe. Then they tweaked the supercharger to deliver a whopping 725 horsepower to the rear wheel. They painted the valve covers, smoothed out the clamshell intakes behind the doors, fitted ceramic-coated pipes, bolted on a fresh set of HRE wheels wearing Michelin rubber and more.

The result, as you can see from the photos in the gallery, is quite stunning – as if the stock Ford GT wasn't already a looker on its own.


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      Randy
      • 3 Years Ago
      I'm a huge Lambo fan and every new Lambo makes me excited but I'm realizing that with every year that passes the Ford GT never looks old, dated or anything other than amazing. The Ford GT may very well be one of if not the most timeless styled supercar ever made.
        Eric G
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Randy
        Wow. I honestly cannot say it better my self. In fact, I don't even need to comment now (besides this). Thanks, Randy.
      M Miiddleton
      • 3 Years Ago
      Dang 725 hp to a rear wheel that's gotta be a handful. But seriously the Ford GT is one of my all time favorites and this one looks fantastic.
      jonnybimmer
      • 3 Years Ago
      Looks closer to a "polished metal" finish than true chrome, which is good. Orange was a nice match with the darker metal color too, kinda reminds me of McLaren's F1 livery. Either way, I'd chalk this one up as "well done" rather than "botched up".
      MTU 5.0
      • 3 Years Ago
      That looks fantastic!! I love it! The Ford GT looks great in almost any color!!!
      Muttons
      • 3 Years Ago
      The cool thing is that if the sky is blue enough it almost looks like Gulf livery:)
      Mike
      • 3 Years Ago
      One of the most Beautiful cars ever built! Anyword on if Ford is working on its possible replacement still? I remember there was rumors awhile back. Also herd rumors of a rear engine Lincoln too. But just rumors i think...
      Lou
      • 3 Years Ago
      One of the most beautiful modern cars ever made, and this version almost has a stainless steel look to it. I hate that it isn't still in production.
      Krishan Mistry
      • 3 Years Ago
      THE definitive American supercar of the modern era. And it helps that its forefathers were slaying Ferraris for a living in Le Mans. Just need to make a newer one, but better it's left dead than become some overstyled Ecoboost V6 hybrid AWD poseur like some rumours whisper. Just drop a GT500 5.8 or a twin turbo 5.0 (or even a 302) in the engine bay of the last GT, work out the chassis a bit, and presto! C7 Corvette and future Viper will have a mighty adversary in the blue corner.
      JR
      • 3 Years Ago
      It starts and stops here for me as well. The "one" car before I punch out. Beautiful!!
      mchlrus1
      • 3 Years Ago
      My all time favorite car by a long shot. I also love the great review Jeremy Clarkson gave it on Top Gear. This will be one of my own before I die
      alvin.t
      • 3 Years Ago
      That's ridiculous. The Ford GT looks EXACTLY like the GT40, so it's hardly design. Even if it's a hommage, it still has NO original interpretation. Pardo hardly deserves any credit to this car, and ford even less so for reliving past success.
        gtv4rudy
        • 3 Years Ago
        @alvin.t
        The original GT40 was beautifulIt's so it's hard to improve on perfection.
        breakfastburrito
        • 3 Years Ago
        @alvin.t
        If you really want to give credit where due, some of this happy history should go to Lola. Ford did build a mean motor, and Roy Lunn and the gang did their job, but the boys in Coventry were the masterminds behind the chassis that beat Ferrari.
      Johnny Trailerpark
      • 3 Years Ago
      Thing is, this isn't a true "chrome" finish which makes it a damn-sight better than that $hitty chromed Buick from a few days ago.
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