The 2017 Ford GT is an American two-seater sports car manufactured and marketed by Ford for the model year 2005 in conjunction with the centenary of the company in 2003 and again in redesigned form for the model year 2017. The 2017 Ford GT is reminiscent of the historic Ford GT40 sequential four times winner of the 24 hours of Lemans (1966-1969), including a 1-2-3 in 1966.
The Ford GT features many new and unique technologies, including the molded Plasticity, the body panels of aluminum, bonded floor panels of roll, a tunnel turned soldier center confused, covered by a center console magnesium frame a ship-in-a-bottle, a tank of gas, a system add capless fuel, panels a piece of the door, and an engine cover aluminum with an internal panel of carbon fiber the single piece. Brakes are four-piston aluminum Brembo calipers with cross-drilled ventilated rotors at all four corners. When the back cover is opened, the rear suspension components and engine are visible.
2017 Ford GT Engine
The 2017 Ford GT is powered by a V6 EcoBoost engine displacement of 3.5 liters double new design that generates 647 hp and 550 lb.ft of torque. According to Ford, thanks to its construction of lightweight carbon fiber “the GT will be one of the best relationships power/weight ratio of any production car show”. Supporting the GT is a fiber monocoque bolted to the body panels covered with carbon fiber front and rear racks carbon aluminum. The car also inspired pushrod suspension racing, active aerodynamics and dihedral doors. The windshield of the vehicle is made of Gorilla Glass by Corning, which is also used for smartphone screens. Gorilla Glass is used for weight vehicle allows reducing thinner windscreen with the same power.
From December 2016 Ford plans to build the GT at a rate of one car per day until October 2020. The vehicles of the year in 2017 and 2018 will be reserved for selected buyers GT, 2019 vehicles for the past buyers in the process of initial selection and vehicles 2020 for new customers.
2017 Ford GT GT1
The 2017 Ford GT is a racing version by Matech Concepts developed to meet FIA GT1 rules. The official debut of the 2017 Ford GT1 race coincided with the beginning of the season of the FIA GT Championship at Silverstone 2009. For the 2010 season, the FIA GT1 World Championship will be placed four teams by two teams: Matech Competition and Marc VDS Racing Team.
Three GT1 Fords competed in the 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans race, with two steps early. The third car later retired in the race. For the 2011 season the FIA GT1 World Championship, March the series Marc VDS runs left four cars during the season, two under the name Marc VDS Racing Team and the other two under the name Belgian Racing.
2017 Ford GT3
The 2017 Ford GT has also been approved by the FIA GT3 rules by Matech Concepts. The Ford GT GT3 is involved in numerous championships, including the FIA GT3 European Championship, the FIA GT1 World Championship, Blancpain Endurance Series and others. The 2017 Ford GT3 version is slower than the GT1 version (producing about 500 instead of 600 HP) and the various bodies.
On 19 June 2016, the number 66 Ford GT Ford Chip Ganassi Racing finished first in the 24 hours of Le Mans in the GTE Pro class. Marking 50 years after MK2 Ford GT40 in 1966, the 24 hours of Le Mans in which they are 1, 2 and 3. In 2016 6 hours Fuji and won 6 pm Shanghai, both Ford GT’s finished 1-2 in both races both the 67 and 66 finished second in both.