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All New Ford GT Goes on Sale

2017 Ford GT

The rumors surrounding Ford’s new approach to sales for their GT is true. Following in the foot steps of Ferrari, Ford will open up an online application process for prospective owners of the all new GT. From there, Ford will select the worthy customer and give them the privilege of owning the GT.

As a new owner of a Ford GT, you will get to customize and personalize many aspects of your car. For those who can’t fork over the briefcase full of cash, there’s always the online configurator to tide you over as you dream about your GT. As of now, no official specs for the engine has been released. What we do know is that pricing will start around $450,000 and power estimates should be north of 630hp.

Ford Booth Tour – SEMA 2015


Center stage at the Ford booth here at the 2015 SEMA Show was the Ford GT Le Mans race car, unveiled this summer, commemorates the 50th anniversary of Ford’s 1966 overall victory. The new race car is based on the all-new Ford GT supercar unveiled last January in Detroit and features the most powerful production EcoBoost engine, a twin-turbo V6.

As with last year, there were numerous Mustangs, Focus, and F-150s with mild to radical modifications. The Ford booth at SEMA is always a fun booth to walk through as there is usually something different to check out. In fact, for 2015 the Ford Mustang won the SEMA Show’s Hottest Car award which is based on how many tuners/exhibitors had a Mustang on display. There were some pretty crazy Mustangs at SEMA, but my favorite one was actually in the Ford booth this year. You can check it out in the gallery below, it’s the white widebody with blue wheels built by Ice Nine Group.

Check it, and the other vehicles in the Ford SEMA 2015 booth.

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A Closer Look at the Ford GT

Shhhhhhh, no words. Just click through to check out the massive gallery below.

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All-New Ford GT Makes Its Highly Anticipated Debut


Ford debuted their all-new Ford GT to replace the aging current Ford GT supercar. Opting to go with twin turbochargers in the new GT, instead of the supercharged V8 in the original, Ford packs the most powerful EcoBoost engine ever under the hood. They are not releasing any specific performance figures but we are told it will deliver more than 600 horsepower to the rear wheels. The engine will be paired with a seven-speed DCT transmission. Really, the Ford GT needs no introduction. In fact during the unveil, Ford saved all the fanfare for the GT350R and just let the GT do all the talking.

“The GT is the ultimate execution of an enthusiast supercar,” said Raj Nair, Ford group vice president, Global Product Development. “GT includes innovations and technologies that can be applied broadly across Ford’s future product portfolio – another proof point that Ford continues raising the performance bar while ultimately improving vehicles for all of our customers. While we hope enthusiasts rejoice about this all-new GT, all Ford customers will benefit from the ultimate performance Ford and its new-generation innovations,”

While the new Ford GT is wide up front, the lines of the body taper inwards creating a narrower cabin to aid in reducing aerodynamic drag while directing airflow to the mid-mounted engine. An active rear wing that adjusts its height and angle based on speed and driver input further control the air flow to balance maximum aero efficiency and handling. It rides on a set of 20″ wheels wrapped with Michelin Pilot Super Sport Cup 2 tires that cover a set of carbon-ceramic brakes on all four corners.

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Get a taste of Ford GT ownership from Dust Devils

It seems that the automotive world might be right on the cusp of getting some kind of follow-up to the Ford GT. It might not be called the GT or even use the coupe’s retro look, but rumours point to such a beast being on the way. If the future halo model can inspire as much adoration among fans …

Chip Foose tastefully enhances his personal Ford GT

Typically, we’d expect a vehicle from 2006 to fall well short of a more modern vehicle, both in terms of performance and style. Of course, the Ford GT is not your average offering from the Bush era. That’s doubly true when the 2006 GT in question belongs to one Chip Foose.

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Kia GT five-door approved, will tackle A7, Panamera

Kia might finally be entering the four-door coupe market in the near future with a production version of its GT Concept from the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. According to Edmunds, Kia execs at that Paris Motor Show confirmed that the swoopy model finally has been given the green light to go on…

Ford GT to be revived, Le Mans battle upcoming

Ford dominated the 24 Hours of Le Mans from 1966 to 1969, scoring four consecutive wins. Wouldn’t it be great if the Blue Oval could go back to France for the 50th anniversary of that performance and show it can still compete in international endurance racing? Actually, the latest rumors…

Man arrested for stealing part of Paul Walker Porsche wreck [w/video]

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XCAR stages epic drag race between Ford GT40, GT70 and GT

XCAR has put together what it believes is a first – a drag race between Ford’s legendary, Le Mans-winning GT40, the more recent GT supercar it inspired and the little-known GT70 rally car. The three mid-engined monsters were all built for very different purposes, and not surprisingly, they …

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