Ford launches road-version of GT Carbon
FORD has announced a new Carbon Series of the Ford GT, the lightest of its road-going supercars. Unlike its sibling racer, however, this one can be driven home from the race track.
The new limited-edition model drops 18kg with a host of weight shedding moves, including carbon fibre wheels, a titanium exhaust and wheel nuts and a polycarbonate rear hatch with additional venting.
The GT Carbon Series retains some conveniences including air conditioning, radio and SYNC 3 – for those customers who want to drive to and from the track in comfort – however, luxuries including cup holders have been removed. The third Ford GT special
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It boasts a 2.9 litre V6 Bi-Turbo petrol engine and eight-speed transmission with a maximum power of 510hp. This offers zero to 62mph acceleration in just 3.8 seconds and best-in-class top speed of 176mph.
It comes with specifically calibrated eight-speed automatic transmission and gear shifts in just 150 milliseconds in Race mode and is equipped as standard with one-piece aluminium paddle shifters integrated with the steering column.
For the first time, the 510hp 2.9 V6 Bi-Turbo petrol engine is combined with the innovative Q4 all-wheel drive system, offering a blend of performance and traction in all road conditions.