Open & Shut
Over 6,500 people applied to own one of the new Ford GT supercars
By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company
A month ago Ford launched its online configurator for the forthcoming Ford GT supercar. During the one-month window that applications were open, over 200,000 visited to create virtual Ford GTs and over 10,800 expressed and interest in purchasing one of the 500 cars available during the car’s first two years of production.
If you have been following the story of the Ford GT, you know that just the ability to afford the car won’t guarantee you can purchase one. In an attempt to ensure that true-blue enthusiasts—not prospectors—are purchasing these rare performers, Ford accepted applications from prospective owners. After those applications are reviewed, Ford will select the future owners and they can pick an eligible dealer to purchase the supercar through.
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