Unveiled at the 2015 North American International Auto Show alongside the 2015 Xbox One racing game Forza Motorsport 6, the second generation Ford GT was put into production in late 2016. It marks 50 years since the famed Ford GT40 won the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans and later run successfully in the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans to mark the anniversary, winning the GTE class.
The GT's engine largely differs from the previous generation, being a 3.5 L (3,495 cc; 213.3 cu in) twin-turbocharged Ford EcoBoost V6 engine which was initially stated to make over 600 hp (447 kW). The engine was later confirmed to make 647 hp (482 kW) and 550 ft·lb (746 N·m) of torque. All power is sent to the rear wheels via a seven-speed PowerShift dual-clutch automatic transmission.
Ford claimed that the GT would "exhibit one of the best power-to-weight ratios of any production car", constructing the GT with a lightweight carbon fiber chassis. Underpinning the GT is a carbon fibermonocoque bolted to aluminum front and rear subframes covered in carbon fiber body panels. The car also has racing inspired pushrod suspension, active aerodynamics, and dihedral doors. The windshield of the vehicle is made of Gorilla Glass manufactured by Corning, which is also used for smartphone screens. Gorilla Glass is used to reduce the weight of the vehicle by allowing for a thinner windscreen with the same strength. The result is a dry weight of 3054 lb (1385 kg) and a curb weight of 3354 lb (1521 kg), resulting in a power-to-weight ratio of 425 hp (317 kW) per tonne under the 3354 lb (1521 kg) curb weight or 467 hp (348 kW) per tonne under the 3054 lb (1385 kg) dry weight.
Known for being Ford's fastest production car in existence, the GT has a recorded top speed of 216 mph (348 km/h) and accelerates from a standstill to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 2.9 seconds and 100 mph (161 km/h) in 5.5 seconds.
Asphalt 8: Airborne
Now renamed as the Ford GT 2017, it was added in the Showdown Update as a high-end Class A car with the following statistics:
- Starting rank: 1390
- MAX rank: 1643 (+253)
- MAX+PRO rank: 1799 (+156)
- Tuning Kit bonus: +91
- Stock to MAX+PRO rank difference: 409
- Upgrade rank percentages: 2/66/2/30
- Nitro Efficiency: 7/11/14
The Ford GT 2017 has a total speed of 501.4 km/h / 311.3 mph at MAX+PRO with a Tuning Kit. Its overall performance can be described as well-rounded, having good acceleration, handling and drifting, and nitro duration. This well-rounded performance allows the Ford GT 2017 to rival or even beat the Rezvani Beast X.
Like the Rezvani Beast X, the Ford GT 2017 sees extremely limited use in Time-Limited Events despite its well-rounded performance due to the presence of better vehicles. However, the Ford GT 2017 is now the best choice for Ford-only events due to its superior speed over all of the other Ford vehicles and its well-rounded performance. The Ford GT 2017 can also be good for Multiplayer, even at MAX+PRO.
The Ford GT 2017 has a suitable Season 9 race for farming , set on San Diego Harbor Reverse with a base payout of 5,570 for a race time of typically below 1 minute.
The Ford GT 2017 is only obtainable from its R&D event. It was made available for purchase during the following dates:
Research & Development
- Main article: Research & Development/Ford GT 2017
The 2017 Ford GT's R&D event was launched on July 4, 2019 after the Aston Martin Vantage 2018's R&D. Players are given 4 days to start and 12 days to complete the event. The event was revived on February 13, 2020 after the McLaren Senna Festival.
Asphalt Street Storm Racing
The Ford GT appears as a Class S car. It can only be obtained from Gift Boxes.
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Asphalt 9: Legends
The Ford GT appears as a mid Class B car with the following rank statistics:
- Starting rank: 1,685 (35 BPs)
- rank: 1,891
- rank: 2,216 (15 BPs)
- rank: 2,535 (24 BPs)
- rank: 2,816 (36 BPs)
The Ford GT's main strength is its high top speed for its class, average acceleration, and powerful nitro. The GT is highly suitable for tracks with long stretches of straight road like Cairo or Shanghai.
However, the Ford GT suffers from abysmal handling (among the worst in the game) and a wide drift radius, causing it to lose a lot of speed when drifting and will struggle on technical tracks like Rome or San Francisco. It also suffers from a poor nitro efficiency. However, a skilled driver can negate this by firing nitro in corners, or saving nitro to enhance corner exit speed.
|Vehicles in Asphalt Street Storm Racing|
|Class D||Subaru BRZ • Ford Fiesta ST • Dodge Dart GT • Chevrolet Nova SS 350 Coupé • Renault CLIO R.S. 220 Trophy EDC • Abarth 695 Biposto • Alpine Celebration Concept • Honda S2000|
|Class C||Chevrolet Camaro LT • Chevrolet Camaro SS 396 Sport Coupé • Renault Mégane R.S. 275 Trophy-R • Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport • Subaru Impreza WRX STI • Mazda RX-7 Type RS • Pontiac Firebird Trans Am SD-455 • Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec II (R34) • Alfa Romeo 4C • BMW M2 Coupé|
|Class B||Renault Clio R.S. 16 • Equus Bass 770 • Porsche 718 Cayman S • Porsche 911 Carrera S (991.2) • Ford Focus RS (2015) • Honda Civic Type R • Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 • Nissan 370Z Nismo • Ford Shelby GT350 • Chevrolet Camaro GS • Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII FQ-400 M • Mercedes-AMG GT • Chevrolet COPO Camaro • BMW M4 GTS|
|Class A||Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 Edition • Acura NSX • Dodge Viper ACR • Mercedes-AMG S 65 Coupé • Porsche 911 GT3 RS • Porsche 911 Turbo S (991.2) • Aston Martin Vantage GT12 • Aston Martin Vanquish • Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat• Mercedes-AMG GT3 • Ferrari 488 GTB • McLaren F1|
|Class S||Pagani Huayra BC • Lamborghini Egoista • W Motors Fenyr Supersport • Ferrari 812 Superfast • Ford GT (2017) • W Motors Lykan HyperSport • Aston Martin Vulcan • Porsche 918 Spyder • Lamborghini Aventador SuperVeloce • Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 • Nissan GT-R NISMO • Bugatti Chiron • Ferrari LaFerrari • McLaren P1™ • Lamborghini Veneno|
|Vehicles in Asphalt 9: Legends|
|Class D||Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X • BMW Z4 LCI E89 • Chevrolet Camaro LT • Nissan Leaf Nismo RC • Nissan 370Z NISMO • Volkswagen XL Sport Concept • DS E-TENSE • Dodge Challenger 392 Hemi Scat Pack • Porsche 718 Cayman S • Lotus Elise Sprint 220 • Ford Shelby GT350R • Porsche 911 Targa 4S • Ginetta G60 • Honda Civic Type-R (FK8) • Porsche Taycan Turbo S • TVR Griffith • Mazda Furai|
|Class C||Dodge Challenger SRT8 • BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage • Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 50th Edition • Lotus Evora Sport 410 • Mercedes-AMG GT S • BMW M4 GTS • Rezvani Beast X • Dodge Viper ACR • Ford Shelby GR-1 • Pininfarina H2 Speed • Artega Scalo Superelletra • Acura 2017 NSX • Maserati Alfieri • Vencer Sarthe • Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport • Chevrolet Corvette Stingray • Arrinera Hussarya 33 • Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4|
|Class B||Porsche 911 GTS Coupé • Aston Martin DB11 • Jaguar F-Type SVR • Exotic Rides W70 • Porsche 911 GT1 Evolution • Ford GT • Lamborghini Asterion • Cadillac Cien Concept • Italdesign Zerouno • Ferrari 488 GTB • SCG 003S • Ferrari F12tdf • Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport • Aston Martin Vantage GT12 • SIN R1 550 • Apollo N • Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren • Aston Martin DBS Superleggera • Lamborghini Huracán EVO Spyder • Porsche Carrera GT • Porsche 911 GT3 RS (991.2) • Lotus Evija • McLaren F1 LM|
|Class A||Aston Martin Vulcan • Nissan GT-R NISMO • Ferrari J50 • Dodge Viper GTS • Ferrari LaFerrari • McLaren P1™ • Lamborghini Aventador SV Coupe • Ferrari 812 Superfast • Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 • VLF Force 1 V10 • Porsche 918 Spyder • Vanda Electrics Dendrobium • McLaren 570S Spider • Lamborghini Aventador J • Porsche 911 GT2 RS Clubsport • Pagani Huayra BC • Lamborghini SC18 • Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta • Genty Akylone • Techrules AT96 Track Version|
|Class S||Lamborghini Centenario LP 770-4 • Ferrari FXX K • Icona Vulcano Titanium • W Motors Lykan HyperSport • Lamborghini Veneno • Lamborghini Egoista • TRION NEMESIS • McLaren Senna • Lamborghini Terzo Millennio • W Motors Fenyr Supersport • Zenvo TS1 GT Anniversary • Pininfarina Battista • Koenigsegg Regera • Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 • Bugatti Chiron • BXR Bailey Blade GT1 • Koenigsegg Jesko • Rimac C Two|
|Research & Development|
|Events|| Lamborghini Huracán • Lamborghini Egoista • Peugeot SR1 • ED Design Torq|
Alfa Romeo 4C (September 2016) • BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage • Mosler Super GT • Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupe Touring Car 2014 • W Motors Fenyr Supersport • GT by CITROEN • Arash AF10 • Renault Alpine Celebration • Lotus Evora Sport 410 • Porsche 911 GT3 RS • KTM 1290 Super Duke R • Ducati SuperSport S • Peugeot RCZ R • Suzuki Hayabusa • McLaren 650S GT3 • Pagani Huayra BC • BMW S 1000 RR • Audi R8 e-tron Special Edition • Yamaha YZF-R6 • Apollo Intensa Emozione • Rimac Concept S • Mazda RX-8 Special Edition • Zenvo TS1 GT 10th Anniversary Edition • Maserati Alfieri • Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 RR my2017 • Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé Black Series • Hyundai i30 N • Lamborghini Centenario • Infiniti Vision GT • Nissan 370Z Special Edition • Ducati XDiavel S • TVR Sagaris Special Edition • BMW i8 Coupe • Zeus Twelve Sigma • Ferrari F60 America • Rezvani Beast X • Pininfarina H2 Speed • McLaren 600LT • Aston Martin Vantage 2018 • Ford GT 2017 • Koenigsegg Regera • Infiniti Project Black S • Pontiac Solstice GXP • Rimac C Two • Acura NSX GT3 Evo • Lamborghini Aventador SVJ • Aston Martin DBS Superleggera • Ferrari 812 Superfast •