2017 Ford GT Price, Top Speed

The first Ford GT model was released as early as in 1960 s. Production of new models of the super car was put on hold for almost 5 decades. In 2005, the American automaker decided to revive the GT and grab a share of the super car industry. The automaker came up with 2005 Ford GT, which marked the 1st generation of the hyper car. Now, the car is in its 2nd generation. The company is planning to release a completely redesigned model: 2017 Ford GT. The new vehicle has already been announced at an American auto show. It will get innovative features in all aspects, and will be perfect for people who love powerful, top-speed cars. Ford is planning to showcase the car in the 2016 motor events, so release date in pretty soon.

2017 Ford GT front view
2017 Ford GT – Stylish Exterior Design:

Ford will use a completely new platform and concept to design its new super car. There will be the use of light-weight aluminum alloys and carbon fiber in this luxury vehicle. These materials will make the new 2017 Ford GT lighter and faster than the outgoing model. It will have an excellent power-to-weight ratio. When it comes to the shape, the car will have a wedge body, but will look sporty like other exotic cars. The entire body will be glazed by elegant cuts and lines, made to boost the sporty appearance of the car.

Front fascia of 2017 Ford GT sports car will carry a large grill, air ducts, two big vents, attractive mesh inserts and LED headlights. On the other hand, rear fascia will carry a large spoiler, rounded exhaust tips and large diffuser. A lot of active aerodynamics features will be added in this new car, made to improve its speed-efficient.

The biggest highlight in 2017 Ford GT model will be the amazing gorilla glass windshield. Gorilla glass is thinner, light-weight and more resistant to forces than other types of glasses. It is also scratch-resistant, tough and durable. The windshield will reduce the center of gravity, making the vehicle more stable and secure. It will provide for better acceleration, fuel efficiency and braking performance. More exterior features include redesigned, large mirrors and tough 20-inch alloy wheels.

In the 2017 Ford GT cabin, there will be very supportive and body-friendly seats. The two-seater car will have only one seat row. The seats will neither be adjustable nor movable. They will be fixed directly to the chassis to enable the driver since any unusual behavior of the car. There will be enough space between the seats and dashboard, and also above the head. This means that the driver and passenger will enjoy comfortable leg room and head space. Steering wheel will get inspiration from Formula 1 platform. The driver will enjoy using a very user-friendly steering wheel.

Doors will be uniquely redesigned. They will be made to swing upward when being opened, allowing for easy entry and exit. These types of doors are described as dihedral and are only available in few sports cars. The cabin will also have a Sync infotainment system compatible with all kinds of connectivity features. Other inclusions expected in the interior include ceramic brakes and large shift paddles.

2017 Ford GT interior
2017 Ford GT – Powerful Engine:

The new 2017 Ford GT model will feature a very powerful and fuel-efficient powertrain. It will have a 3.5-liter twin turbo-charged Ecoboost engine, which is capable of generating 600 hp and incredible amounts of torque. It will be paired with a 7-speed semi-transmission. The car will have an all-wheel drive and is expected to obtain 60 mph in 4 seconds. Top speed is expected to be 200 mph.

The U.S. EPA has estimated the fuel consumption of the mid-engine car to be around 12 mpg in city and 19 mpg in highway. As the name suggests, the engine is environment-friendly. It will give out very little amounts of CO2.

Competition:

Main competitors of new 2017 Ford GT car include: Lamborghini Huracan, Chevy Corvette ZR1, Dodge Viper, Audi R8, Porsche 960 and Acura NSX.

2017 Ford GT rear view

2017 Ford GT – Price and Release Date:

Starting price of new 2017 Ford GT will be set at $400,000. This is $250,000 more than the previous model. The mid-engine exotic car will be released in US by the second half of 2016. It will be available to compete in the upcoming auto events in US. Most markets outside US will get the new Ford hyper car in early 2017.

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