After 23 years of MkI GT40 replica production Tornado Sports Cars has now introduced a MkII version of the classic Le Mans racer.

The MkII was the race version that finished the 1966 24 hour Le Mans race in first, second and third places to end Ferraris domination of the event.

The main difference between MkI and MkII ‘forties’ was the use of  a re-styled and modified rear body section featuring additional air intakes and scoops to improve engine cooling.

Tornado Sports Cars has acquired the MkII rear body section mould tooling that was used in 2003 to produce the three GT40 MkII cars used on the giant wall sculpture – by Gerry Judah – at the Goodwood Festival of Speed  to celebrate 100 years of Ford.

TSC GT40 kit packages can now be ordered in both MkI and MkII versions and all parts are available to convert existing MkI cars into MkII variants.

Specific parts required and available from Tornado include rear body section, rear periscope vents, rear engine top vent, rear grille set, rear tail lights, rear spoiler, front single vent hatch and front wing humps.

For further details contact Tornado Sports Cars on 01562 820 372 or visit them at www.tornadosportscars.com ENDS.