Ford GT Revealed; Will Get a 600+ bhp Delivering Twin-Turbo V6

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The all-new Ford GT has been unveiled with a new twin-turbo EcoBoost engine which delivers more than 600bhp. It is perhaps the most important car to be showcased at the Detroit Motorshow because this one is a prelude to the production version, which will be introduced in 2016.

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The design, though reminiscent of the original model, has been brought up to current standards suitable for, what Ford describes as, an ultra-high-performance supercar. It not only looks gorgeous, but has also been aerodynamically optimised to reduce drag and generate more downforce.

The upward-swinging doors is something new that we get to see on the Ford GT, granting access to the carbon fibre passenger cell, while at the back - there's an active spoiler that adjusts automatically in accordance to road conditions.

The engineers at Ford have installed aluminum front & rear sub-frames covered by carbon fibre body panels and all these lightweight measures will allow the new GT to exhibit one of the best power-to-weight ratios of any production car.

Well, there is no dearth of power since the new GT gets a new mid-mounted twin-turbo V6 EcoBoost engine under the hood. It suuplies over 600bhp to the rear 20-inch wheels wrapped in specially designed Michelin Pilot Super Sport Cup 2 tires via a dual-clutch 7-speed transaxle transmission.

Inside, the cabin is simple and functional. The F1-inspired steering wheel, a fully digital & configurable instrument cluster along with Ford's SYNC 3 infotainment system are hard to ignore. More will be known soon, so stay tuned!


 

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