New Ford GT

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  1. atomicskiracer

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    #2 atomicskiracer, Jan 12, 2015
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    Here:
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  2. Senna1994

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    Amazing!!!
     
  3. S Brake

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    Not what I was expecting, it's awesome.
     
  4. atomicskiracer

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    #5 atomicskiracer, Jan 12, 2015
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    Very different from what I would have thought, i dig it:
    FGT2.jpg
     
  5. ginge82

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    That is amazing. Well done Ford.

    I'm guessing that their sales team are currently having money thrown at them from future owners right about now.
     
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    It looks like a Ford GT had a one night stand with a LaFerrari! Strangely attractive!
     
  9. PaulK

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    Wow! Look at the rear on that thing!

    At first I was like "Eh" but now I am just in love. I love everything about this car except that it does not have a stick shift.
     
  10. I first saw the pics on facebook and before reading the caption immediately thought "Ooh! The new Mclaren or 458 replacement!". Good to see Detroit is starting to catch up to the Italians on the styling front. C7, Viper, now this... American companies are making my plan to get a used Gallardo or 430 in the next couple years look less and less appealing..
     
  11. malex

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    I'm still reserving judgement. It's not bad. But I like the classic lines of the older Ford GT better. The new one seems to be trying too hard and has some derivative styling cues (though, what doesn't?). Kudos to Ford though for not trying to resurrect completely the GT40/GT design . . . again.

    I do like the talk about the high power/weight ratio, despite the car having a TT V6 rather than a TT version of the Shelby GT350's flat plane V8. Lower weight with the V6 I suppose.
     
  12. OhioMark

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    Making the C7 Corvette design look dated!
     
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    Hot, REALLY hot, but 6 Zyl.?
     
  15. ag512bbi

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    Am I the only one who thinks it looks like a Tesla Roadster & Lotus? (The front end anyway). But I still do like it.
     
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    saw it yesterday. looked very, very awesome in person!
     
  17. Anyone have a ballpark idea on price? Are we talking $130-150k or 300+?
     
  18. TheBigEasy

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    Holy crap. That looks awesome.
     
  19. GuyIncognito

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    now you have to buy TWO Ford GT's :)
     
  20. DriveAfterDark

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    No stick? Ford will be my new heroes if they'll offer a stick option. I love angular design, and I absolutely love this car.
     
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    Seeing how Most of the car is CF, and production for now is said to be 300 units, I would dare guess $500,000 plus is not unrealistic.
     
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    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1F_A0snpEE[/ame]
     
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    Too bad Luke is banned, wonder what he would have to say :)
     
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    I just saw a video clip on Instagram, it sounds great.
     
  26. merstheman

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    It looks very good, but a lot of the design cues are straight from the LaFerrari book, including the rear wheelarches, the doors and even the fixed seat. It looks totally different from the LaF as expected, but you can tell Ford is playing catch up. I love it though, but I wish it wasn't a V6. The V8 roar was a big part of the GT's coolness.
     
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    i don't love it :( but then again, i'm just not a fan of "angular" (especially as i get older) ... overly-angular designs tend to look dated to me, pretty quickly. Also don't love the huge "flying buttresses" in the rear :(

    Don't necessarily hate a turbo V6 ... gotta withhold judgement until i feel the torque curve, and of course hear it in anger ;)

    I hope they gear it more intelligently than the last generation ...

    (btw, i'm a HUGE Ford fan)
     
  28. crinoid

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    I saw that too. Pretty cool.
     
  29. atomicskiracer

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    I believe their plan is to race it at LeMans next year, which would play a huge part in it being a V6 rather than a V8
     
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    I haven't seen anything about limited production to 300.

    McLaren can do a CF tub for $200K, so I'm sure Ford can do a full CF car for similar or less. My guess is this car is $200-300K.
     
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    Looks great! The rear will take some getting used to but this was a huge surprise to wake up to this morning.

    Have to say... bring on the Zora, GM!



    Exactly - they built over 4000 GTs last decade, I wouldn't imagine they'll do that many this time, but 300 sounds a bit light. I'm sure that will factor into the car's price tag as well.
     
  32. msdesignltd

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    It appears as if this car is aimed right at Jims new SCG 003..

    CLASH OF THE TITANS all over again.
     
  33. dmark1

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    Ford GT forum inside guy are saying 300- 400 per year for 4 or 5 years. Probably build them as they get a retail order instead of having them sit on a lot.

    400K price point. I'm just glad its so different than the 05 GT, gives me a reason to own another one!

    Too bad Luke isn't here to say what a POS it is compared to his Superperformance REAL Ford G, and how its a cruiser car meant for old guys with Sinatra blaring lol!
     
  34. gt4me

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    Love it, looks far better than the GT.
     
  35. S Brake

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    This makes me very eager to see what the Focus RS looks like.
     
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    Completely blown away. Didn't expect them to go this route and couldn't have done a better job.
     
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    Absolutely gawgeous.
     
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    a Ferrari and others, yes. FOUR WHEELS ON THE GROUND. COME ON GUYS, give a little. I heard 500,000 to 600,000
     
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    just heard the V6 ... sadly, doesn't help me love it.
     
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    What the Lamborghini Asterion should have looked like...
     
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    Thought that, too. Would be great to see them duke it out on track! Though I would consider Jim to be closer to Jim Hall with 003, than, say, Enzo.
     
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    I like that they did a new design. And that it's got the profile of the original from the side. But I'm not sold yet. The rear arch/ vent reminds me of the Aventador ornew NSX.
    As for the engine, I'm sure they want to race with it and therefore use the new technology, but the GT350 motor would have been awesome. Or a twin turbo Eco boost Coyote.
     
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    Incredible design concept.
     
  45. noone1

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    Won't sell well if it's $400-500K IMO.
     
  46. werewolf

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    interior is even worse, in my view ... the dash, the display "rectangle" ... just not working for me

    I'm gonna be in the very small minority that actually prefers the NSX ... inside and out!
     
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    Ford GT with a twin turbo V6....when they have a flat plane crank V8 in the shop is a mistake. The V8 architecture is a an undeniable part of this car's history.
     
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    #48 atomicskiracer, Jan 12, 2015
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    What wins races now is a bit different than what used to win races. Looking forward to seeing this car on track.

    There Are Plans To Race The Brand New Ford GT This Year
     
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    They're saving the flat plane V8 for the Heritage editions! LOL If I had the means, I'd love to put all three Fomoco debuts in my garage: GT350R, new SVT Raptor and the new GT.
     
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    I owned a 2005 Ford GT that I sold last year. I am glad I did!

    I did not think They could recapture the excitement with a new car. Boy was I wrong.

    It is really a modern update of the GT. I wish it had a manual but that is a sign of the times. It is done for gas mileage the twin turbo V6 is the same reason.

    Someone on this forum said the price was $800K. I seriously doubt that.

    I bought my 2005 Ford GT for $179K The dealership was asking $250K

    When they appear at the dealerships I will look at them and then decide whether to buy one or not. It also depends on the price.

    I just bought a C7 Corvette While it is not as stunning as the new FGT it still is attractive and most importantly it drives better than any other car that I own.

    Congratulations to the ford engineers and designers for a 'job well done"

    Best

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