Ford presented at the Detroit auto show the GT concept. The car is describes as a supercar of ultra high performance that makes use of advanced aerodynamics, carbon and other exotic materials.
It is built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the win of the 1966 24-hour race in Le Mans, with the concept to pass in production in early 2016. It will be sold worldwide. It is equipped with a wearing a 3.5 liter twin-turbo EcoBoost engine that produces more than 600 hp, combined with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, with the power to pass on the rear wheels.
Its design draws inspiration from its predecessors, having also some new aerodynamic element.It stands on 20 inch rims with the suspension to be pushrod. Its brakes are carbon-ceramic on all four wheels and the interior features seats, that are built on the carbon floor, with the steering wheel and pedals to be adjustable and the doors to open upwards. The interior also features paddles on the multifunctional steering wheel, a digital dashboard and the SYNC 3 in the center of the dashboard.
The rear spoiler is active and it is automatically regulated, the front and rear subframes are made of aluminum, with the body made entirely of carbon, making the car to have one of the best kg/hp ratios for a production model. Rumors say that Ford is preparing also a racing version that will run at the Le Mans in 2016.