Tag Archives: Development

Video: Ford GT Aero Testing

Wind Speed

Ford puts the Ford GT’s bodacious body to the wind-tunnel test

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

There is no doubt that the Ford GT is a beautiful automobile. And, based on its on-track success, it seems that function definitely follows form on this EcoBoost-powered supercar. However, to ensure it’s not just a pretty face, Ford engineers test every aspect of the car—including its aerodynamics.
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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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Video: Focus RS RX Documentary, Episode 4

Shakedown & Expectations

The final installment of the Focus RS RX series details its testing

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

For several weeks, Ford Performance offered a behind-the-scenes look at the Focus RS RX driven by Ken Block and Andreas Bakkerud in the FIA World Rallycross Championship series. Titled Project RX, this four-part video series covers the development and testing of this hot-hatch racer. That video series comes to a close today with its final episode.

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Video: Focus RS RX Documentary, Episode 3

Hard Parts

The third installment of the Focus RS RX doc details the competitive gear

By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Ford Motor Company

Ford Performance is offering a behind-the-scenes look at the Focus RS RX driven by Ken Block and Andreas Bakkerud in the FIA World Rallycross Championship series. Titled Project RX, this four-part video series covers the development and testing of this hot-hatch racer. Today the third episode hit the web.
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