Car of the Day 5/12/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2018 Ford GT that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The new Ford GT was unveiled at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, and is being made 2016 and 2020. A total of 1,000 will be built. The engine is a 3.5 liter twin turbo Ecoboost V6 that produces 647 horsepower and 550 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic. This car weighs 3,054 pounds since the body panels are carbon fiber and the chassis is a carbon fiber monocoque. This car does 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds and has a top speed of 216 mph. The starting price of the Ford GT is about $500,000, and only certain people will be allowed to buy them.

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