Buying a 2005 Ford GT for My Collection? To Join My New GT

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Would the first generation Ford GT be a great addition to the Shmeemobiles? With my growing collection of Fords in the Shmeemobiles, I've often thought about adding the original GT to my new GT, Shelby GT500 and Heritage Focus RS. Let's go for a test drive!
During this tour, I've been really looking forward to getting behind the wheel again of an original Ford GT; launched in 2004 to celebrate Ford's 100th anniversary, and of course the middle-step generation between the original 1960s GT40 and the more recent second generation GT. I last drove one quite a number of years ago but it always stuck with me as a possible addition to the garage in future.
Safe to say that prices have increased since the car first launched, commanding almost double the original list price to find one now. However, this particular example that belongs to a close friend of mine is a great spec in the white and blue paint, with "all 4" of the factory options; paint stripes, painted calipers, sound system and upgrade wheels.
While the new GT features a lightning fast dual clutch linked to a twin turbo V6, the previous is totally different with a manual gearbox and a supercharged V8. Visually there are a lot of similarities in the design, but the 05/06 is much more a comfortable daily driver or grand tourer, whereas the 17 is all about the race track and success story at the 24hrs of Le Mans.
It's not the most powerful car in the world, but it's certainly a very emotive car to drive with huge amounts of engagement in the experience. From a collection standpoint, there's a big appeal in how it could fit in my line-up so it's certainly one for me to watch in the future.
Thanks for watching, Tim
Chapters:
00:00 Intro
00:55 Walkaround
04:37 Test Drive
12:22 Interior
15:37 Wrap Up
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  • Dennis Tate
    Dennis TateGiorno fa

    Love this GT's

  • Punkawat Khempattanachai
    Punkawat Khempattanachai15 giorni fa

    Make an offer to Doug’s GT.

  • Chad Johnson
    Chad Johnson27 giorni fa

    V8?

  • Tinted Vision
    Tinted VisionMese fa

    ⏰🌍🏆

  • Western Slav
    Western SlavMese fa

    You bought 3 top-end cars in the space of 1 week. Do you have a money tree or something

  • cbearabc
    cbearabcMese fa

    You do the best review when you are driving. You and Harry both do so well while you are driving, almost get the feel for the car? 😎

  • Ernie P
    Ernie PMese fa

    Wow didn't know ITwindow could pay so much

  • wiggo
    wiggoMese fa

    You don't have to say trunk or hood just because you're in America. You wouldn't say the equivalent in Chinese, you're British, your audience is the same wherever you go

  • January Morris
    January MorrisMese fa

    That car is great, it's one of those that on paper ticks all the boxes and looks great but is very impractical. I don't blame you for wanting one!

  • casualobserver77
    casualobserver77Mese fa

    Gulf Livery FTW

  • Dan
    DanMese fa

    An 05 GT paired with your, GT , GT500, & Focus RS would be mega. Maybe add one classic Shelby to cap the Ford collection.

  • David Billberg
    David BillbergMese fa

    Why not look on Autotempest for one? Then you can 2 cars back to the UK!

  • Aileen Nepomuceno
    Aileen NepomucenoMese fa

    sure you can shmee

  • Aileen Nepomuceno
    Aileen NepomucenoMese fa

    shmee be careful when driving

  • Aileen Nepomuceno
    Aileen NepomucenoMese fa

    i like your watch shmee

  • Aileen Nepomuceno
    Aileen NepomucenoMese fa

    buy me the 2021 version of the ford gt

  • SPECIAL EDITION
    SPECIAL EDITIONMese fa

    So how does this man make money?

  • Joolz1982
    Joolz1982Mese fa

    Turning off traction control in my GT86 scares me, never mind a Ford GT with no traction control at all!

  • Canna Ami
    Canna AmiMese fa

    Nooooo

  • Armando The gamer/12
    Armando The gamer/12Mese fa

    How come you never get sponsors for your videos?

  • TheAMGguy63
    TheAMGguy63Mese fa

    Dude how much money you got lol

  • Megumi T
    Megumi TMese fa

    100 in the left front light is a very nice detail!

  • Afdal Asadullah
    Afdal AsadullahMese fa

    #Shmee150Shquad

  • Richard Reich
    Richard ReichMese fa

    last time i looked it drove clarkson over the mountain with insanity

  • Zander 63
    Zander 63Mese fa

    Love the 05 Ford GT, you should buy it 😍

  • Snake eye gaming
    Snake eye gamingMese fa

    It looks like just stradman's old ford gt but he sold it

  • Nevin Mendes
    Nevin MendesMese fa

    Its the best investment....! Value for money

  • Tyler Cai
    Tyler CaiMese fa

    Yoooo

  • Nathan Payne
    Nathan PayneMese fa

    This exact spec was the very first supercar I ever seen I still love this car I’m gonna have to get one

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    paula HernándezMese fa

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    Person .W

    Mese fa

    This thread is just bots.

  • Ferdrick Peter

    Ferdrick Peter

    Mese fa

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    Sophia Gray

    Mese fa

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  • Fairfax Chapman

    Fairfax Chapman

    Mese fa

    I currently got 45 Ethereum worth in my trading portfolio, this year has began well so far, losing my dad earlier this year is the only mole ........ thanks Horner

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    Violet Read

    Mese fa

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  • Mark Tierney
    Mark TierneyMese fa

    I’m just responding to the title of this and nothing else. YES! If you can buy one of these and maintain it. Again, YES!

  • Furman O'Dell
    Furman O'DellMese fa

    Great car, iconic. Should be part of any good car collection.

  • Gregorious Anomalous
    Gregorious AnomalousMese fa

    I do appreciate your channel Shmee, very much. I will vote Yes for adding this model to your wonderful collection. I could easily look this up for clarification, but I will challenge my memory and say that the driver's side door configuration is called the, "Gurney door" because Dan Gurney, one of the original drivers of the GT~40 at LeMans in the 60s, was quite taller than his co-drivers. So, the engineers designed the door to make it easier for him to get his tall, and lanky body in and out of the car more easily and quickly during driver changes.

  • Nawashi Dub
    Nawashi DubMese fa

    I wish I could find a 15 year old manual for $250K... From what I see they're all easily $80k+ more!

  • PyroMotteFullHD
    PyroMotteFullHDMese fa

    I love the oldschool design. Perfect car.

  • Luis Roig
    Luis RoigMese fa

    Was that Stradmans ( James ) old car.?

  • WIGGY 78
    WIGGY 78Mese fa

    If I ever won the lotto one of these beauty's will be in my collection that's for sure

  • Peter Pain
    Peter PainMese fa

    You especially should defo buy! Which car to sell for this - AM? In fact start an import business. Also... Was thinking.. Do you and Doug get on? :) Why haven't you visited him? !!

  • Shaun Elliott
    Shaun ElliottMese fa

    Stunning car.👍

  • Bill Woods
    Bill WoodsMese fa

    I like this model over the new one tbh, so I say go for it!

  • Mohammed Al Janahi
    Mohammed Al JanahiMese fa

    My dream car 😍

  • Ian Mason
    Ian MasonMese fa

    Its like an education on wheels :)

  • bowlerwildcatGaming2016
    bowlerwildcatGaming2016Mese fa

    Buy one and match it to your new GT

  • Stephanos Papayiannis
    Stephanos PapayiannisMese fa

    Looks like the one Stradman had a while back before he sold it

  • gothemi89
    gothemi89Mese fa

    You're buying the stradman GT

  • INZYPLAYS
    INZYPLAYSMese fa

    Who had this toy car when you’re kid

  • Sameer
    SameerMese fa

    *LFA* Investment as well as a joy to drive

  • djmbex
    djmbexMese fa

    Tshmee150

  • Mr D
    Mr DMese fa

    Everyone has different tastes, The GT has never been my bag really, I am big on Ferrari and love there physical design. But I have great respect for the GT and I'm super stoked for Shmee, He looks so happy round his GT and that is the best thing of all. Hope you enjoy enjoy enjoy....(:

  • 1999 Prince
    1999 PrinceMese fa

    Old school Ford GT is away better than previous one.

  • Juan Briones
    Juan BrionesMese fa

    Tim you should get a gt350 too after you get the GT if you do decide to get it, you can start a Ford specialty collection all the cool fords

  • DavisDiamondHilton
    DavisDiamondHiltonMese fa

    Best spec for a '05 Ford GT!

  • A b
    A bMese fa

    its from stradman

  • BikeTour
    BikeTourMese fa

    This car still looks stunning in this day and age. Endless beauty indeed!

  • rebojtube
    rebojtubeMese fa

    Some many cars so little time. Go Shmee

  • mentionedskink
    mentionedskinkMese fa

    The GTX1 is the one to go!

  • Tyler Moore
    Tyler MooreMese fa

    Holy smokes. I know exactly where he is driving! The stop sign where he makes a right use to be a popular place to party in high school. 5 miles north of town. Wow that was crazy...

  • Tyler Moore

    Tyler Moore

    Mese fa

    Where he starts the drive, behind him is about 10 plus miles of really fun road. I use to drive it weekly. Wow wow wow how cool

  • valas theman
    valas themanMese fa

    What a LEGEND this car is..But Shmee just take the LFA the with best sounding V10 ever made

  • Zach J.
    Zach J.Mese fa

    Not for $330,000.00

  • BMW M2
    BMW M2Mese fa

    The GT could be a neat addition to the collection. If you got that, you might consider a 1966 Mustang GT350 to round it out.

  • Jaya S
    Jaya SMese fa

    A beast in your garage!, (from india)

  • j Walster
    j WalsterMese fa

    Dude, this car has more carbs than a McDonald's burger!

  • Hieu Tuning Blog
    Hieu Tuning BlogMese fa

    is it strad's old gt?

  • Jesse B
    Jesse BMese fa

    I would Love to see older cars in your Collection

  • Captain Obvious
    Captain ObviousMese fa

    Just watched Ford v. Ferrari the other day. Fantastic movie.

  • wayne burgess
    wayne burgessMese fa

    👍🤓👍

  • DetailXPerts
    DetailXPertsMese fa

    Great choice!!! Love this!!!

  • Jake Payne
    Jake PayneMese fa

    How many people have actually had their head sliced off in one of these?

  • chay nivens
    chay nivensMese fa

    Is that stradmans old Ford GT that he sold

  • Thomas Carrel
    Thomas CarrelMese fa

    I would be hilarious if you were to find Jeremy Clarkson's old car...

  • hyper
    hyperMese fa

    You need to drive some old Mopar stuff. Can't just have a classic mustang. Gota have some Mopar!!!!

  • elon muchiri
    elon muchiriMese fa

    Shmee looking like a saucy Bill Gates in that thumbnail fr 😂

  • The Dude
    The DudeMese fa

    Tim always the businessman,investing in a rare ford GT,and later when it goes up in value going to make some serious dosh jejejeje

  • Ash Blythe
    Ash BlytheMese fa

    "Driver and car connected together" we miss that :(

  • Kumuda Viji
    Kumuda VijiMese fa

    Is this stradmans gt

  • Lazim Riza
    Lazim RizaMese fa

    Was it once owned by stradman?????? Coz he had the same thing

  • Lazim Riza

    Lazim Riza

    Mese fa

    I think its the one strad had

  • R.Manson
    R.MansonMese fa

    Better choise than the new one

  • The Wink
    The WinkMese fa

    อยากใด้มั่ง

  • HACKD 69
    HACKD 69Mese fa

    You'll never regret your purchase

  • Roost Fezza
    Roost FezzaMese fa

    I think you could do a lot worse than grabbing one of these! It has a sense of practicality about it without all the modern electronics. Perhaps a Shelby Cobra would be a nice touch to the ford collection too?

  • Jxian
    JxianMese fa

    ken miles

  • Kal Am I
    Kal Am IMese fa

    I can't stop to notice the 100 in the headlight when i see a gt

  • Nuno Sousa
    Nuno SousaMese fa

    Top

  • Margus Sakk
    Margus SakkMese fa

    It's cool but it feels like every second shmee vid is about him "buying" a new car?😂

  • Peter H
    Peter HMese fa

    Every and Every day reliable and Fun car content👌 Hugh respect ✊😊

  • Sparkplug Barrens
    Sparkplug BarrensMese fa

    Really enjoyed this in NFS Most Wanted 😄

  • n0neya
    n0neyaMese fa

    Spoiler alert!! He doesn’t buy the car! He just talks about “One day” owning one! Guy is just a click “Masterbator!” 😂😂

  • chill bruh

    chill bruh

    Mese fa

    Stfu!

  • Matthijs N
    Matthijs NMese fa

    Whether possible or not, trying to paint match it to your 2018 GT with the red and gold would be something very awesome

  • Bazooka
    BazookaMese fa

    how u collect all these mony ? u just car reviewer

  • Marnix Moné
    Marnix MonéMese fa

    I totally get that the GT40 is a beautifull analog supercar. But if you really want the most recent, dont forget about the beautifull Noble M600! Mine all time favourite modern supercar

  • dj grace
    dj graceMese fa

    @shmee150' sir I think you should buy the old Shelby gt500 and the old focus RS with 2005 Ford GT this will make the trio of old fords, and also you have the trio of the new fords.

  • Shilo Mizrahi
    Shilo MizrahiMese fa

    Ford gt’s always were aero based! Even the first one So it makes sense all gens will be aero based more then hp base

  • BTV Media
    BTV MediaMese fa

    Buy it 👍🏼👍🏼

  • I am The one
    I am The oneMese fa

    Now put a hemi V8 in it 😎

  • Summed Future9
    Summed Future9Mese fa

    Just do it

  • MRTWINTURBO88
    MRTWINTURBO88Mese fa

    I live in Southern California and have the pleasure of getting to drive one of these beasts. These are the best drivers cars.. raw, visceral, looks to kill, and pedigree like no other. You should join the Ford GT Forum on line and do some research if you’re serious.. lots of knowledge from owners there. Good luck and you won’t be disappointed! NFGT stuff on the forum too!

  • john philip empeynado
    john philip empeynadoMese fa

    Buy clarkson's ford GT. 😁

  • Yefta Lionheart
    Yefta LionheartMese fa

    Is that strad’s gt?

  • 2019 Saad
    2019 SaadMese fa

    Shmee that was your grill friend and where you from you have family

  • Zyworski
    ZyworskiMese fa

    The windows do not open all the way so the white spec is the way to go if you are in a warm area of the country.

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