What once was the Ford GT40 is now the Ford GT. Originally, the 40 stood for how many inches high the original race car stood. Ford failed to deal on obtaining GT40 name, says one of the trademark owners. Unfortunately for the three men who own the rights to the name, the media reported that 40 also stood for how many millions of dollars they wanted to collect from Ford Motor Co. to use on the name on its new super car. According to Bob Wood, one of the three partners at Safir ...

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