Finally, Ford has revealed some of the official performance figures and specifications of its new GT wondercar. The car has already taken the automobile industry by the storm with the concept car design of Ford GT. The features, especially the engine of the car is very impressive as it’s gonna set new standards worldwide for supercars. The car is currently the talk of the town though it is being criticized for its slower version for a concept car that comes from Ford yet has its name in the list of sports car! It is a fact that Ford GT is less powerful than two of its biggest rivals, the Ferrari 488 GTB, and McLaren 675LT, but it is certainly a beaut anyone can set his eyes upon. However, talking about the Ford makes, 2017 GT marks in a faster top speed of 216mph, and that is making it the fastest product Ford ever made.
2017 Ford GT Review and Specifications: What we know so far about the beaut
Specifications of 2017 Ford GT: 2017 Ford GT will get a 3.5-litre V6 twin-turbo produces 638bhp, along with the max torque figure of 746Nm at 5,900rpm, plus active aerodynamics and a dry weight of 1,385kg. GT puts in a lap time of 2:09.8 which makes GT the second faster car than the McLaren. The car will also get an all-new ‘Digital Instrument Display’ that features unique, setup dependent layouts. The instrument cluster has the 10-inch setup, and the company has confirmed that the technology will be coming to other Ford vehicles as well, in the future. GT will do 14mpg (around 17mpg in UK figures), as rated on America’s EPA fuel economy scales. The configurable layouts are based on the GT’s five driving modes, each one tailored to deliver the most relevant information depending on the mode the driver will select.
GT got a dramatic styling of a 20-inch wheel and Michelin Wheelsman Super Sport Cup tyres. The suspension is a torsion bar and a pushrod set-up that is crest-adjustable. The Ford GT passage car will be the most sophisticated, fastest and most overpriced car ever to wear the famous blue ellipsoidal badge.
Review: The fact is the 2017 Ford GT is facing some criticism as it is slow to be a supercar and thus has got the name of the slowest supercar ever. But the car got some of the most exciting features and a great look that only Ford can create. And there lies the potential of the upcoming sports car from the house of Ford despite the fact that it has been criticized for being one of the slowest cars as far as sports cars are concerned.
Journey of Ford GT so far
The journey of Ford GT was started in 2005 and 2006. The sports cars of Ford were world famous as they won some races and have been the star cars of the track. In the second generation, Ford blew everyone’s mind when the US-based brand declared its first concept car. Revealed at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, the car has been started the production in December 2016, GT has decided to create one car per day. In 2017 and 2018 cars will be reserved for selected GT buyers. So the fans will have wait for a bit longer in order to get a firsthand experience of Ford GT.
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