About a year ago, 2005-2006 Ford GT designer Camilo Pardo decided it was time to part with his one-of-one "Solar 7" 2005 Ford GT, and . Now, the car is up for sale again, and it seems the new owner didn't even take the time to re-register the car.
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Solar 7 just popped up for sale with an asking price of just under $450,000 via a place called Area 51 Motorsports in Beaumont, Texas. According to the description, the seller still has the signed open title from Pardo, meaning whoever bought it elected to keep it in storage rather than register it for the road. I can't say for sure why they decided to do this, but I suspect it was for investment purposes. The last-gen Ford GT is an appreciating asset, after all, and this one is arguably the most famous example out there.
Chances are you already know about the Solar 7's history, but if you don't, here's a quick refresher. It was the last of Pardo's seven "Signature Series" cars, painted in a custom paint scheme of his own design. The mid-mounted 5.4-liter supercharged V8 was given 100 extra horsepower (650 in total) thanks to an upgraded supercharger pulley and a GTG performance exhaust system. The rear bumper was also deleted.
The car has been to countless automotive events, shows, and rallies, accumulating over 10,000 miles during Pardo's ownership (15,598 in total). It's also been signed by automotive legends David Hobbs, Peter Brock, Dan Gurney, Bob Bondurant, and Pardo himself.
Find it for sale with a Buy It Now price of $449,980 or best offer.