We got up close and personal with Ford’s $400,000 GT supercar (F)

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I wrote an entire book about Ford’s new GT supercar, but up until quite recently, I had only gazed upon the car at auto shows and watched the race-car version win the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race in France. Briefly, I sat in it at the 2017 Detroit auto show.

That all changed when Ford brought a brand-new GT to Manhattan’s Classic Car Club to show off the $400,000 machine’s multiple driving modes.

I slipped into the driver’s seat, tucked in front of the mid-mounted 647-horsepower twin-turbo EcoBoost V6, and pressed the start button.

Wow.

The glorious machine came to life. Here’s what it was like, inside and out:

Photos by Hollis Johnson.

 

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The GT arrived on a rainy day in Manhattan. The "Liquid Blue" paint job was what the car wore when it was debuted to dropped jaws at the 2015 Detroit auto show.

I got in the driver’s seat as quickly as possible.

The design is a symphony of bold gestures, smoothly flowing lines, and exotic shapes. The Ford design team worked in secret on the car for a year.

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