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2017 Ford GT R&D Promo

The Ford GT's Research & Development event was launched on July 4, 2019 as part of the Showdown Update.

There are 4 Labs spanning a total of 50 Tests with a time limit of 12 days once the event is started. The event has an individual key refill duration of 1 hour and 30 minutes.

The labs will unlock in the following schedule:

  • Lab .002.: 2 days later or pay A8 tokens full 1,000
  • Lab .003.: 5 days later or pay A8 tokens full 1,000
  • Lab .004.: 8 days later or pay A8 tokens full 800

Tests

Test Recm Rank Track Game mode Required QC Max QC Primary Goal Secondary Goal #1 (QC) Secondary Goal #2 (QC) Collectable QC on track Auto-Test Price Rewards
Lab .001.
.001. 1390 Tokyo Classic 3 15 Collect Quality Checks Flat Spins in One Jump: 2
(2 QC)
Total Air Time: 4 s
(2 QC)
10 A8 tokens full 50 A8 credits small 1,000
A8 tokens full 5
.002. 1400 London Classic 4 15 Collect Quality Checks Total Air Time: 4 s
(2 QC)
Barrel Rolls: 2
(2 QC)
10 A8 tokens full 50 A8 credits small 1,150
A8 tokens full 10
.003. 1409 Nevada Classic 5 12 Finish Third Drift Distance: 400
(2 QC)
Flat Spins: 3
(2 QC)
7 A8 tokens full 60 A8 credits small 1,250
A8 tokens full 5
R&D Basic Kit Box
.004. 1419 Barcelona Elimination 6 12 Finish Third Barrel Rolls: 1
(2 QC)
Flat Spins: 3
(2 QC)
7 A8 tokens full 65 A8 credits small 1,350
A8 tokens full 5
.005. 1428 Tokyo Reverse Classic 10 12 Finish First Knockdowns without Wreck: 3
(2 QC)
Drift Distance: 500
(7 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 75 A8 credits small 1,450
R&D Basic Kit Box
.006. 1438 French Guiana Classic 20 12 Finish First Knockdowns: 4
(2 QC)
Perfect Nitro Triggered: 6
(2 QC)
7 A8 tokens full 85 A8 credits small 1,500
A8 tokens full 5
.007. 1444
NSTK
Nevada Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat 1:18.177 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 250 A8 credits small 5,000
A8 tokens full 25
Lab .002.
.008. 1,449 Alps Classic 6 13 Finish First Knockdowns: 4
(2 QC)
Perfect Runs: 2
(3 QC)
7 A8 tokens full 85 A8 credits small 1,550
A8 tokens full 5
.009. 1455 Barcelona Reverse Infected 6 13 Finish First Barrel Rolls: 2
(2 QC)
Flat Spins: 4
(3 QC)
7 A8 tokens full 85 A8 credits small 1,800
A8 tokens full 10
.010. 1461 Iceland Classic 14 13 Finish First Barrel Rolls: 2
(2 QC)
Total Air Time: 4 s
(3 QC)
7 A8 tokens full 100 A8 credits small 1,900
R&D Basic Kit Box
.011. 1467 London Classic 7 13 Finish First Total Air Time: 6 s
(2 QC)
Knockdowns without Wreck: 5
(3 QC)
7 A8 tokens full 100 A8 credits small 2,000
A8 tokens full 5
.012. 1472 Tokyo Knockdown 7 13 Finish First Flat Spins in One Jump: 3
(2 QC)
Perfect Runs: 2
(3 QC)
7 A8 tokens full 110 A8 credits small 2,200
R&D Advanced Kit Box
.013. 1476 The Secret Lab Classic 8 13 Finish First Knockdowns: 5
(2 QC)
Perfect Runs: 3
(3 QC)
7 A8 tokens full 125 A8 credits small 2,300
A8 tokens full 10
.014. 1487
NSTK
Buddha's Teachings Classic 15 13 Beat 2:19.5 Flat Spins: 4
(2 QC)
Barrel Rolls: 4
(3 QC)
7 A8 tokens full 125 A8 credits small 2,500
A8 tokens full 5
.015. 1498 The Rose of the Desert Classic 16 14 Finish First Perfect Nitro Triggered: 12
(2 QC)
Knockdowns: 6
(3 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 125 A8 credits small 2,650
A8 tokens full 5
.016. 1514 Alps Gate Drift 19 14 Reach 8,000 points Drift distance: 1,400
(2 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,600
(3 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 150 A8 credits small 2,800
R&D Advanced Kit Box
.017. 1530 Sector 8 Classic 19 14 Finish First Flat Spins: 4
(2 QC)
Barrel Rolls: 2
(3 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 150 A8 credits small 3,000
A8 tokens full 5
.018. 1546
NSTK
Tokyo Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat 1:37.780 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 500 A8 credits small 7,500
A8 tokens full 40
Lab .003.
.019. 1562 Alps Reverse Classic 16 15 Finish First Knockdowns: 5
(3 QC)
Flat Spins in One Jump: 3
(3 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 150 A8 credits small 3,300
A8 tokens full 5
.020. 1573 The Great Wall Unplugged 16 15 Finish First Perfect Nitro Triggered: 12
(3 QC)
Drift Distance: 900
(3 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 150 A8 credits small 3,500
R&D Basic Kit Box
.021. 1584 Westminster Bridge Classic 17 15 Finish First Flat Spins: 6
(3 QC)
No Wrecks
(3 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 175 A8 credits small 3,650
A8 tokens full 5
.022. 1596
NSTK
Dubai Classic 15 15 Beat 1:38.5 Beat 1:38
(3 QC)
Beat 1:37.5
(3 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 175 A8 credits small 3,750
A8 tokens full 5
.023. 1609 Azure Coast Reverse Infected 16 15 Finish First Knockdowns: 6
(3 QC)
Drift Distance: 800
(3 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 175 A8 credits small 4,000
R&D Professional Kit Box
.024. 1621 Test Site: Omega Classic 27 15 Beat 2:17 Total Air Time: 14 s
(3 QC)
No Wrecks
(3 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 200 A8 credits small 4,200
A8 tokens full 10
.025. 1634 Temple Drive Classic 28 15 Finish First Barrel Rolls: 5
(3 QC)
Perfect Runs: 4
(3 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 225 A8 credits small 4,350
A8 tokens full 5
.026. 1646
TK
Nevada Reverse Knockdown 25 15 Finish First Knockdowns without Wreck: 6
(3 QC)
Knockdowns without Wreck: 10
(3 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 250 A8 credits small 4,500
A8 tokens full 10
R&D Basic Kit Box
.027. 1663
NSTK
Route 375-1 Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 1,000 A8 credits small 11,000
A8 tokens full 50
.028. 1679 The London Eye Classic 25 15 Finish First Flat Spins in One Jump: 2
(3 QC)
Beat 1:40
(4 QC)
7 A8 tokens full 250 A8 credits small 4,750
A8 tokens full 5
.029. 1696 Tokyo Gate Drift 20 15 Reach 9,000 points Drift Distance: 1,600
(3 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,800
(4 QC)
7 A8 tokens full 300 A8 credits small 4,850
R&D Basic Kit Box
.030. 1713
NSTK
Dragon Tree Classic 30 14 Beat 2:09.5 Total Air Time: 22 s
(3 QC)
Flat Spins in One Jump: 4
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 300 A8 credits small 5,000
A8 tokens full 5
.031. 1735
NSTK
Venice Flawless 32 12 Finish First Beat 2:36
(3 QC)
Beat 2:33
(4 QC)
4 A8 tokens full 325 A8 credits small 5,250
R&D Advanced Kit Box
.032. 1757 Venice Reverse Classic 33 16 Finish First Perfect Runs: 4
(3 QC)
Perfect Nitro Triggered: 14
(4 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 350 A8 credits small 5,500
A8 tokens full 15
.033. 1761
NSTK
The Mirage Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat 0:45.771 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 1,750 A8 credits small 15,000
A8 tokens full 75
Lab .004.
.034. 1765 Azure Coast Classic 22 17 Finish First Drift Distance: 1,400
(4 QC)
Knockdowns without Wreck: 8
(4 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 400 A8 credits small 6,250
R&D Basic Kit Box
.035. 1772
NSTK
Cloud Nine Classic 24 17 Finish First Perfect Nitro Triggered: 16
(4 QC)
Beat 2:05
(4 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 450 A8 credits small 6,400
A8 tokens full 5
.036. 1778 Classified Infected 30 17 Finish First Total Air Time: 14 s
(4 QC)
Flat Spins: 9
(4 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 450 A8 credits small 6,500
A8 tokens full 5
.037. 1784
NSTK
Great Wall Rev. Classic 35 17 Beat 1:47 Knockdowns: 5
(4 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,000
(4 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 500 A8 credits small 7,000
A8 tokens full 10
R&D Professional Kit Box
.038. 1791 Fr. Guiana Rev. Elimination 35 17 Finish First Perfect Runs: 3
(4 QC)
No Wrecks
(4 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 500 A8 credits small 7,500
A8 tokens full 5
.039. 1799 Sector 8 Reverse Classic 35 17 Finish First Barrel Rolls: 4
(4 QC)
No Wrecks
(4 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 550 A8 credits small 8,500
A8 tokens full 5
.040. 1799
NSTK
San Diego Harbor Rev. Unplugged 37 17 Beat 1:33 Beat 1:32.5
(4 QC)
Beat 1:32
(4 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 600 A8 credits small 9,500
A8 tokens full 19
.041. 1799
TK
Mount Teide Classic 37 17 Finish First No Wrecks
(4 QC)
Flat Spins: 12
(4 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 600 A8 credits small 10,000
A8 tokens full 5
.042. 1799
TK
Dragon Tree Knockdown 45 17 Finish First Flat Spins in One Jump: 3
(4 QC)
Knockdowns without Wreck: 16
(4 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 750 A8 credits small 10,500
A8 tokens full 5
.043. 1799
TK
Dubai Reverse Classic 50 17 Finish First Drift Distance: 1,700
(4 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,900
(4 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 750 A8 credits small 12,000
A8 tokens full 15
.044. 1799
NSTK
Wall Ascent Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat 0:50.027 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 1,800 A8 credits small 25,000
A8 tokens full 150
.045. 1799
TK
Sky Drop Classic 50 20 Finish First Barrel Rolls: 6
(5 QC)
Beat 1:59
(5 QC)
9 A8 tokens full 850 A8 credits small 12,500
A8 tokens full 5
.046. 1799
TK
The Dragon's Den Elimination 50 17 Finish First No Wrecks
(5 QC)
Perfect Runs: 3
(5 QC)
7 A8 tokens full 900 A8 credits small 13,500
A8 tokens full 5
.047. 1799
NSTK
Iceland Reverse Flawless 50 17 Beat 2:34 Perfect Nitro Triggered: 18
(5 QC)
No Wrecks
(5 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 900 A8 credits small 15,000
A8 tokens full 10
.048. 1799
TK
The Secret Lab Gate Drift 60 17 Reach 9,000 points Drift Distance: 1,800
(5 QC)
Drift Distance: 2,000
(5 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 1,000 A8 credits small 17,500
A8 tokens full 15
.049. 1799
TK
French Guiana Classic 65 19 Finish First Knockdowns: 7
(5 QC)
Flat Spins: 10
(5 QC)
8 A8 tokens full 1,250 A8 credits small 20,000
A8 tokens full 25
.050. 1799
NSTKET
Azure Coast Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat 1:12.501 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 2,350 A8 credits small 50,000
A8 tokens full 175
Ford GT 2017

Total Costs / Rewards

  • A8 credits small ?​​
  • A8 tokens full ?​​
  • 85 cards from R&D Boxes
    • 7 R&D Basic Kit Boxes (Grants 5 cards)
    • 3 R&D Advanced Kit Boxes (Grants 8 cards)
    • 2 R&D Professional Kit Box (Grants 13 cards)
  • Auto-Test: A8 tokens full ?​​
  • Quality Checks: ?
  • Minimum Number of Proto Keys Used: ?

Test Count by race mode:

  • Classic: ?
    • Main goal as beat time test: ?
  • Time Attack: 0
  • Ultimate AI Challenge: ?
  • Elimination: ?
  • Infected: ?
  • Unplugged: ?
  • Gate Drift: ?
  • Knockdown: ?
  • Flawless: ?

Boxes

A8Box R&D Box R&D Basic Kit Box – Last checked: Jul 9, 2019
"Grants 5 cards for the R&D Ford GT 2017!"
Rewarded for test: 3, 5, 10, 20, 26, 29, 34
A8BoxInfo Common: 20 % | Rare: 80 %
Availability: Research & Development (only during the Ford GT 2017 R&D)
Observed:
  • 1 V6 Engine
  • 1 Mid-Tech
  • 3 Class A Parts (random)


A8Box R&D Box R&D Advanced Kit Box – Last checked: Jul 9, 2019
"Grants 8 cards for the R&D Ford GT 2017!"
Rewarded for test: 12, 16, 31
A8BoxInfo Common: 12.5 % | Rare: 80.75 % | Legendary: 6.75 %
Availability: Research & Development (only during the Ford GT 2017 R&D)
Observed:
  • 1 V6 Engine
  • 0–2 Advanced Techs
  • 0–2 Mid-Techs
  • 5 Class A Parts (random)


A8Box R&D Box R&D Professional Kit Box (A8 tokens full 1,700, A8 tokens full 130.77 per item) – Last checked: Jul 8, 2019
"Grants 13 cards for the R&D Ford GT 2017!"
Rewarded for test: 23, 37
A8BoxInfo Common: 23.08 % | Rare: 70.69 % | Legendary: 6.23 %
Availability: Research & Development (only during the Ford GT 2017 R&D)
Observed:
  • 3 V6 Engines
  • 0–3 Advanced Techs
  • 0–3 Mid-Techs
  • 7 Class A Parts (random)

Tips / Warnings

  • Test .022. has a bug where up to 2 Quality Checks collected on the track, and the Quality Check from completing the Main Goal, are not counted.
  • The minimum tune required to complete the event is [5545 5255]. This requires A8 credits small 2,660,600 + A8 tokens full 6,000, 68 V6 Engines, 72 Advanced Techs and 44 Mid-Techs.
    • As the event gives out 16 engines, 52 more must be obtained through other means.
    • Players should note that the final Ultimate AI can be beaten with a lower configuration of [5545 5052]. However, this configuration is not enough for Tests .040. and .044. (the penultimate AI).
  • If the player decides to auto-test the final Ultimate AI, an alternative tune that can be used to complete the rest of the event is [5505 5254]. This requires A8 credits small 2,124,200 + A8 tokens full 8,350 (inclusive of the cost needed to auto-test the final Ultimate AI), 64 V6 Engines, 63 Advanced Techs and 44 Mid-Techs. However, double/triple boosters are mandatory for most races from Test .030. onwards and the player needs to be very skilled.
  • As there are no free upgrades in this event, the Ferrari, Drive in Style and Chevrolet collections can be completed to upgrade the Ford GT 2017 should the player choose to complete the event without auto-testing the final Ultimate AI. A total of 15 Class A free upgrades can be obtained from the 3 collections for the Ford GT's 4 TOUs.
    • The Chevrolet collection is the cheapest collection to complete, as the collection does not require any cars that can only be purchased with A8 tokens full or have to be assembled with Blueprints.
      • The Chevrolet collection gives 4 free Class A upgrades for completing the collection, which requires A8 credits small 3,086,750 to max out all the four required cars.
  • As this event is identical to the R&D of the BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage, all the tips and warnings for that event also apply here.

Average relative frequency (%)
of a card per box

Name

A8V6Engine
A8Mid-Tech
A8AdvancedTech
A
Parts
A8Box Champion Kit BoxIcon excellent Champion Kit Box0.784.420.6218.53
A8Box Compact Shuffle BoxIcon critical Compact Shuffle Box4.000.000.000.00
A8Box Compact Split BoxIcon warning Compact Split Box1.170.000.003.91
A8Box Daily Kit BoxIcon excellent Daily Kit Box0.987.922.0816.07
A8Box Engine Box 1-5Icon ok Engine Box 1-511.100.000.000.00
A8Box Extra BoxIcon ok Extra Box0.500.000.0017.08
A8Box Finish Line BoxIcon ok Finish Line Box1.972.671.2810.22
A8Box Multiplayer Pro BoxIcon warning Multiplayer Pro Box0.610.000.0016.97
A8Box Optimal Shuffle BoxIcon ok Optimal Shuffle Box2.390.900.301.79
A8Box Optimal Split BoxIcon excellent Optimal Split Box1.410.440.051.75
A8Box Random Box 1-5Icon excellent Random Box 1-51.160.040.046.34
A8Box Specialist Kit BoxIcon warning Specialist Kit Box0.000.000.0019.05
A8Box Starter BoxIcon ok Starter Box1.060.000.005.95
A8Box Tech Box 1-5Icon warning Tech Box 1-50.0017.199.290.00
A8Box Ultra BoxIcon ok Ultra Box0.330.000.0034.00

Trials (cards) needed to get at least
1 card with 90 % probability

Name

A8V6Engine
A8Mid-Tech
A8AdvancedTech
A
Parts
A8Box Champion Kit BoxIcon excellent Champion Kit Box2955137112
A8Box Compact Shuffle BoxIcon critical Compact Shuffle Box57
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
A8Box Compact Split BoxIcon warning Compact Split Box196
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
58
A8Box Daily Kit BoxIcon excellent Daily Kit Box2342811014
A8Box Engine Box 1-5Icon ok Engine Box 1-520
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
A8Box Extra BoxIcon ok Extra Box460
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
13
A8Box Finish Line BoxIcon ok Finish Line Box1168617922
A8Box Multiplayer Pro BoxIcon warning Multiplayer Pro Box377
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
13
A8Box Optimal Shuffle BoxIcon ok Optimal Shuffle Box96255767128
A8Box Optimal Split BoxIcon excellent Optimal Split Box1635234,605131
A8Box Random Box 1-5Icon excellent Random Box 1-51985,7565,75636
A8Box Specialist Kit BoxIcon warning Specialist Kit Box
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
11
A8Box Starter BoxIcon ok Starter Box217
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
38
A8Box Tech Box 1-5Icon warning Tech Box 1-5
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
1324
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
A8Box Ultra BoxIcon ok Ultra Box697
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
6

  • Players who have many unopened boxes may use the statistics table to the right as a guide to decide which boxes to open first. For further details and more boxes, see the Average frequencies and Minimum card requirements pages. Additional box rules:
  • A8Box Champion Kit Box Champion Kit Box – at least 1 Mid-Tech (undocumented)
  • A8Box Daily Kit Box Daily Kit Box – exactly 1 Mid-Tech or Advanced Tech with an average ratio of 4:1 (undocumented)
  • Current average distribution in A8Box 1 Part - A Box 1 Part - A Boxes (Oct 6, 2019):
    • 32.71 % Tires
    • 21.96 % Suspension
    • 21.50 % Drivetrain
    • 23.83 % Exhaust

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