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2005 Ford GT

At a Glance

Pricing $139,995
Drive Types RWD
Engines 5.4l V8 S
Transmissions M6

Overview Information

The Ford GT is the production version of the 2002 concept. The GT serves as Ford's halo car recalling their glory days when they beat Ferrari at Le Mans. Naysayers could say that the GT served as a distraction while Ford retooled its product line, but the GT is a bona-fide performance car. The GT features an aluminum space frame, an all aluminum double wishbone suspension in front and rear, and Brembo brakes. The wheels are 18" in front and 19" in back. Power is supplied by a 500hp version of Ford's 5.4L modular V8. It has a rear mounted 6-speed manual transaxle. Priced at $140,000 it is a bargain of sorts as prices of supercars easily top $200,000. Ford will produce about 1500 GTs a year, but production is expected to end after the 2006 model year.

What Changed:

A limited production halo car. An all-aluminum skin is wrapped around an all aluminum space frame and all-aluminum double wishbone suspension. A 5.4L V8 provides 500hp to the rear wheels.

Official Word:

"More than 35 years after that famous Le Mans victory we're proud to announce that Ford's new supercar will carry the same name as the legendary Ford GT race car," -- Steve Lyons, president Ford Division

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
GT 5.4l V8 S (500-bhp) M6 RWD $139,995