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News: Ford GT Production Doubled

Second Chance

Ford is extending Ford GT supercar production for two more years

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Are you one of the 6,006 Ford GT applicants that didn’t get approved to buy the carbon-fiber super car in the first two years of production? Well, you can celebrate today because those won’t be the only two years of GT production. That’s because Ford just announced that it was extending the supercar’s production cycle by two more years.
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News: 2017 Ford GT Design

Speed and Style

The Ford GT features styling and colors that accentuate its performance

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

We know that Ford Performance engineers pulled out all the stops in maximizing the performance of its latest Ford supercar. From its carbon fiber body panels to its EcoBoost engine to its six-piston Brembo brakes the Ford GT is built for speed. To accentuate that speed Ford designers put a lot of thought into the car’s style.
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Video: Ford GT Documentary, Chapter 5

The Road to Le Mans

The Ford GT series closes out with a look at its racing goal in France

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Tomorrow the day is upon us. The Ford GT makes its historic return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. In celebration of that milestone, Ford Performance is closing out its five-part documentary series, titled The Return, about the car’s development. Today the fifth and final chapter, titled The Road to Le Mans, hit the web today.
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Video: Ford GT Documentary, Chapter 4

The Driver’s Perspective

The fourth installment of the Ford GT series looks at the race drivers

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

With the Ford GT’s historic return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans on the 50th anniversary of the car’s historic finish looming, Ford Performance is sharing a five-part documentary series, titled The Return, about the car’s development and the fourth installment, titled The Driver’s Perspective, hit the web today.
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News: Ford GT Carbon Fiber Wheels

Functional Fiber

Make your new Ford GT faster with the optional lightweight wheels

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

As if you needed another reason to lust after the new Ford GT supercar, this high-tech ride is available with optional carbon fiber wheels. Ford debuted this production option on the 2015 Shelby GT350R after partnering with Carbon Revolution to develop these lightweight wheels for a production application.
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