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Ford GT production extended to 1,350 cars through 2022

Ford had previously announced that it would build 1,000 units of its GT supercar. On Friday in Dearborn, Michigan, the Blue Oval announced it would expand that total to 1,350 cars and build them through 2022. Ford will open up the application process on Nov. 8 and will take applications from North America and other select markets around the world. Those...

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Watch a 1,000-hp Jeep obliterate a Ford GT in a drag race

The Ford GT is very quick. The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is also very quick. There's no way that it's as quick as the GT though, right? Well, after a visit to Hennessey Performance it's actually quicker. At least that's the case over the quarter-mile drag strip. Hennessey CEO and founder John Hennessey has a Ford GT to call his own and he allowed the...

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John Cena’s 2017 Ford GT takes 6-figure hit on latest sale

The 2017 Ford GT originally commissioned by actor and pro-wrestler John Cena crossed a Mecum auction block in Dallas last week, fetching $1,320,000 in the process, a steep discount to the $1,540,000 it sold for during Russo and Steele's Monterey Car Week auction just in August. We'll remind you that this is the car that Ford sued Cena over late last year...

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Here’s how launch control works on the Ford GT

Since most of us will never have the pleasure of owning or ever getting behind the wheel of the modern Ford GT, we have others who can fill us in on how the supercar works. Today, it's all about launch control. This video from DragTimes shows us how to engage the system on a 2017 Ford GT...you know, just in case you find yourself in the rare moment behind...

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Angelo Paletta worships at the altar of Ford in his own Car Cathedral

There's no need to ask Angelo Paletta about which car company is his favorite. He has been a tried-and-true Blue Oval fan since his father was driving Ford products back in the 1950s. Now Paletta is grown up and his car collection has too. He calls it the Car Cathedral. Paletta's two-story garage is an ode to all things Ford. Inside sits a handful of...

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2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition wears famous Gulf Oil livery, 2020 GT will too

Vintage design meets modern engineering in the latest Ford GT Heritage Edition, which was unveiled Friday in the iconic Gulf Oil livery that emblazoned the 1968 GT40 bearing chassis number 1075. This is the car that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1968 with drivers Pedro Rodriguez and Lucien Bianchi, and then again in 1969 with drivers Jacky Ickx and Jackie...

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John Cena’s 2017 Ford GT up for sale again

The infamous John Cena Ford GT will be sold once again, this time during Monterey Car Week. Russo and Steele has consigned the supercar for auction as the second owner is ready to let the drama-laden machine go. The auction house calls the 2017 GT the "first and only unencumbered" example to be sold at auction. Since Ford and Cena have settled months of...

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One of four 2004 Ford GT CP4 prototypes can be yours

The Ford GT is a rare machine, no matter which generation is being discussed. Among the rarest of them all, however, was a run of prototypes Ford built when it was putting the first-generation (2005-2006) GT through its paces. Rather than crushing them, as is typically done with pre-production vehicles, Ford sold a few of them. Of the handful that escaped...

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Why was a Ford GT caught blasting around the Nürburgring?

Well, well, well. Look what we have here. After Ford vehemently said it has no intentions to chase lap records with the GT supercar, new YouTube video poster by a user going by the name cvdzijden shows the car ripping around the famed Nürburgring. And it's all-but-confirmed this is a corporate owned car—not a private customer. While we can't...

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Why was a Ford GT caught blasting around the Nürburgring?

Well, well, well. Look what we have here. After Ford vehemently said it has no intentions to chase lap records with the GT supercar, new YouTube video poster by a user going by the name cvdzijden shows the car ripping around the famed Nürburgring. And it's all-but-confirmed this is a corporate owned car—not a private customer. While we can't...

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