Less than a year after Ford revealed a wild GT concept at the Detroit auto show, Auto journal has named the unique vehicle its 2016 Design of the Year.
The effective, sleekly extreme GT– powered by a turbocharged V-6 with at least 600 horsepower– ought to reach dealerships in concerning a year or so as a 2017 model.
“The selection of the Ford GT as Vehicle’s Design of the Year was a downright no-brainer,” said editor-in-chief Mike Floyd. “From the moment we initially saw it at the 2015 North American International Auto Program, we were blown away by it– inside and out.”
Ford additionally prepares to have the six-figure GT compete in severe worldwide sports-car racing, 50 years after the very first Ford GT40s turned up at LeMans.
The car’s design is absolutely bold, the magazine stated. The best part of the GT goes to its windscreen pillars, with the remainder of the teardrop-shaped body tucking in even more securely as it moves over the engine and also exhaust system.