Concept was at the 2002 North American International Auto show, Ford GT40 reveals an immediate sensation. And just 45 days after the vehicle was unveiled, Ford of the world surprised again, officially announced that a production version in the works. Car Ford GT40 was created to celebrate the great era in the history, and we hope that the upcoming great year.
Although the new production car and the original cars both the mysticism of the Ford GT name parts career, they share not a dimension. The new car is more than 18 inches long and almost 4 inches higher. Its new lines of code create and refine the best features of the history of the Ford GT and the identity of the car on modern part and the development of the surface.
The production car by Ford GT, planned as a concept, the family, the elegant appearance of the namesake; However, all dimensions, each curve, and each row in the car are a unique new interpretation of the original. The car has cantilever attacker of the sixties era race car a long time. But their extensive Panel, subtle focus and high intensity headlamps (HID) is without a clear contemporary position.
The curve of the front fender on wheels with 18-inch tires Goodyear Eagle F1 supercar. Cut into the tradition of the original Ford GT driver doors in the ceiling. On the edge of the rear quarter are functional blades, that fresh air of the channel for the engine. The rear wheel, tires, and 19-inch wheels define the wells of the back of the car, while the accent of the front cockpit line returns, to unite and the profile of the car in which integrated spoiler “ending Ducktail”. Systems operate modern versions of the original auto-switch key.
Looking at the backlight, is the essence of the sports car in a version of the 5.4 litre V8 Ford of overfed MOD engine. Curfew are together “Blue Ford” cam covers, covered with aluminum coil printed with the words “Powered by Ford.”
Chassis and drive
Ford GT team knew that this road car would require a rigid structure, such as a race car. As such developed an aluminum space frame extrusions, foundry and different prints. Hybrid aluminum Spaceframe chassis based on an efficient use of 35 extrusions, seven complex pieces, semi-solid wood two other shape castings and areas made of extruded aluminium.
The new Ford GT is intended for the street, in contrast to car races of the original 60, which ultimately gave rise to a limited number of production vehicles.The new Ford GT includes racing inspired effects of soil pipes under the rear fascia.
Ford GT features many new and exclusive technologies, including aluminum plate Super plastic body, panels ground roll-bound, formed welded Center tunnel, stir friction a bottling plant of fuel capless, one-piece door panels.
In the historic race car, Ford GT aluminum body panels unstressed. Instead of steel or nest Abeja Compuesto bath used in the 1960s the team of the Ford GT, developed a framework of new aluminum space as a basis. The chassis has to comply with unequal length wishbones and coil-Primavera Amortiguador units to the low-profile.
Braking is of aluminium treated four-piston Brembo monoblock terminals with rotors holes and ventilated in the four corners. When you open the back cover, the components of the rear suspension and the engine was a central point for the car. Parts of the suspension of precision Fundicion aluminium and tyres Goodyear 19 combined inch with the overwhelming presence of V8 engine creation a striking look and the credentials of communicate Ford GT performance.
The engine of the Ford GT, based on the Ford modular V8 engine family of the largest, accounting for 85 percent of the new moving parts and produced 550 HP makes and 500 foot pounds of torque. Both figures are similar to the 24 hours of Le Mans in 1966 and in 1967 won 7.0-liter engine.