Ford has taken limited production seriously with the latest GT. This carbon fiber masterpiece combines a 647 horsepower twin-turbo V6 with a suspension that is unlike anything on the road. Because the car is so unique, less than 200 were built in 2017. The only 2017 Ford GT on the market will be a primetime feature next Saturday afternoon. It wears a brilliant Ingot Silver finish that’s contrasted with black racing stripes that run down the center.
Inside is a Dark Energy interior that’s complete with carbon fiber seats wrapped in Ebony Alcantara. The same Ebony Alcantara is also found on the steering wheel, instrument panel, door sills, center console, pillars, headliner and more. It also comes with the exterior carbon fiber package. A seven-speed dual clutch transmission sends 550 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels. To keep you safe, the car has 5 driving modes:
- Normal: Everyday driving
- Wet: Driving in the elements
- Sport: For a spirited drive
- Track: Leave everyone in the dust
- V-Max: Maximum straight-line speed
Underneath the wild styling is the world’s first production car to have 2 suspension systems connected to each wheel. Multimatic engineered coil-overs with their DSSV shocks for normal ride height, but it can instantly drop down 2″ onto torsion bars for the ultimate in grip. With only 8 miles on the odometer, If you haven’t received your acceptance letter it would behoove you to register now. Because this is as affordable as these cars will ever be. Be sure to tune in to Mecum’s live stream on YouTube and stay with us for complete coverage of the event.