The new 2016 Ford GT was officially unveiled on previous Detroit Car Show. It will be in production sometimes in 2016 when it will celebrate 50th anniversary of LeMans victory. With new EcoBoost V-6 engine and lightweight body the new Ford GT 2016 will offer excellent power to weight ratio which will offer more fun for its owners.
2016 Ford GT redesign
The body of the new 2016 Ford GT will be mixture of carbon fiber and aluminum. It will keep its mass on lower figures which will boost performance, fuel efficiency and drive handling. According to Ford engineers new Ford GT 2016 will offer one of the best power-to-weight ratios of any production car. Front fascia has bold and aggressive look with few details of raw, unpainted carbon fiber. Beside large LED headlights it will have recognizable twin air outlets in the hood. Rear side of the vehicle will feature an active spoiler which will be able to change its pitch and profile based on vehicle speed and driver input.
2016 Ford GT specs
The heart of the new 2016 Ford GT will be proven and powerful EcoBoost engine. It will be twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V-6 engine that will be able to produce over 600 horsepower. It is placed in the middle of car behind the seats to offer a great weight balance. With this powerplant Ford achieved three wins in its first season of the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in 2014 and it won a podium in the prestigious 12 Hours of Sebring. This engine will be mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transaxle that allows it fast shifting and great performance.
Ford GT 2016 price and release date
The 2016 Ford GT release date is set for 2016. Price of the new Ford GT supercar is still unknown but one thing is sure: it won’t be cheap. If we know that previous model had a $140,000 price tag than we can expect that the Ford GT 2016 price will be even higher.
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