The 2017 Ford GT is, without question, a tremendous marvel of an exotic supercar, pushing the envelope in technology, performance, appearance, engineering, and cool features.
Early Verdict I’ve been fortunate enough to drive a lot of exotic cars, and I believe the 2017 Ford GT is the best one yet.
Doug paid for his own flight and rental car, Ford provided the hotel room.
When you shift into “track” mode, the GT lowers so quickly that you had better move your foot out of the way, lest you find your toes crushed by Ford GT.
And when you climb into the new GT, you’re immediately confronted by this reality.
as mentioned in As I waited for the garage gate to roll-up, letting me access the narrow alley behind Roadshow HQ in San Francisco, I reminded myself, “You are behind the wheel of a 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor.
It’s a pretty cool trick and the Raptor is the only truck on the market with this kind of transfer case.
If you have the guts, the Raptor rewards you handsomely with an intense feeling of being connected with the truck and the terrain.
Ford swapped in a smaller, 3.5-liter turbocharged V6 engine, which puts out 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque.
Both keep the truck in two-wheel drive, but Sport mode has a faster throttle response and the transmission holds gears longer.
Review: 2017 Ford GT Supercar
as mentioned in 2017 Ford GT 9/10 Wired Giggle-inducing concept car styling; race cred to back its street rep; limited production only heightens desire.
The carbon-bodied Ford GT drops to the pavement with a thud, hoisting its rear spoiler to full mast.
A Brief History of Speed Before you can appreciate the all-new GT, the $445,000 supercar Ford makes you apply to buy, you need a quick history lesson.
And now, the consumer-ready version of the race car is ready for the street.
From the steering-wheel-mounted shift lights to the no-nonsense instrumentation, the GT makes me feel like every stoplight is a starting grid, every parking spot a pit stop.