According to a report from Auto Express, Ford is in the process of coming out with a hybrid GT supercar what would be installed with a mid positioned engine. Ford had created the GT40 as well as the GT models between 2005 and 2006. It is after these two that Ford comes out with the present model as a competitor to the Ferrari, Lamborghini and McLaren. For this Ford has taken a new design path and photographs that are available highlights this new design concept that is absolutely different than that of the 2005 GT model. There are just 100 models that Ford created of the 2005 GT which were available in Europe. The GT has used some of these styling cues but may drop the retro body panels to get a sharper look.
The new GT rather has lots of similarity in looks with the 1995 Ford GT90 concept. That concept has a 720 bhp quad-turbocharged V12 which would be upgraded to a V8 with an electric motor that drives the front wheel before it is placed on the new GT. The front air intake would be huge and the headlights of angular design with vent in the bonnet and flanks. The engine being installed at the centre of the car and the overall dimensions of the car would remain unchanged. This would give the new GT a balanced handling effect.
The Porsche 918 Spyder style has a similar set up. The new GT would also have the start stop feature as well as the ability to move solely on battery power for short time periods. The car would develop 600 bhp which is close to what the McLaren MP4-12C and Ferrari 458 Italia, as well as the successors to the Lamborghini Gallardo and Audi R8 boast of.
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