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Ford GT Mk II

Ford and Multimatic monitor on the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed the Ford GT Mk II, a confined-edition, music-handiest GT that represents the subsequent level in Ford GT overall performance.

With a seven-hundred horsepower 3.5-litre EcoBoost engine, race-validated aerodynamics and competition-orientated coping with, the Ford GT Mk II has been co-evolved with the aid of using Ford Performance and Multimatic primarily based totally on aggressive learnings from Ford's a hit FIA World Endurance Championship and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship campaigns with the Ford GT race automobile - but GT Mk II is engineered impartial of race collection rules, guidelines and barriers.

"The GT Mk II unleashes the total overall performance capacity of the Ford GT with none synthetic overall performance barriers dictated with the aid of using racing sanctioning bodies," stated Hau Thai-Tang, Ford leader product improvement and shopping officer. "It's the nearest GT proprietors can get to the Le Mans-triumphing overall performance and exhilarating feeling of crossing the end line withinside the Ford GT race automobile."

Limited to simply forty five vehicles, with a beginning MSRP of $1.2 million, the Ford GT Mk II joins the GT race automobile that gained the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Ford GT supercar.

"The actual off-the-hook overall performance functionality of the GT hasn't but been absolutely showcased," stated Multimatic's leader technical officer, Larry Holt. "The street automobile is manifestly confined with the aid of using the numerous worldwide homologation necessities that it have to comply with, and the race automobile suffers from the restrict of the scary Balance of Performance, ensuing in it being one hundred fifty horsepower right all the way down to the street automobile. The Mk II solutions the frequently requested query of the way might the automobile carry out with all of the barriers lifted: the solution is spectacularly."

Built in Markham, Ontario, the Mk II starts lifestyles at the principle Ford GT plant earlier than being transferred to a expert facility at Multimatic Motorsports in which it's miles crafted into the Ford GT Mk II.

The satisfactory of each worlds

The Ford GT Mk II is centered round aerodynamic and engine enhancements and stocks key functions with each the road-prison GT supercar in addition to the GT race automobile. Many of its additives were music-validated withinside the world's maximum hard persistence racing events.

The huge dual-detail rear wing exceeds what the Ford GT race automobile gives in phrases of downforce. An all-new the front racing splitter and diffuser were included at the side of new fender louvres and dive planes, which assist stability out the greater rear downforce.

These competitive aerodynamic modifications allow the Ford GT Mk II to generate over four hundred in step with cent greater downforce than the Ford GT even as constant aerodynamic factors at the side of its race-validated suspension and Michelin Pilot Sport racing tyres allow the automobile to tug greater than 2 g of lateral grip.

Ford GT Mk II is likewise lighter and greater agile. The avenue automobile's adjustable experience peak and force modes were removed, offering a weight financial savings of over ninety kg even as 5-manner adjustable DSSV surprise absorbers paintings with a diminished and stuck experience peak to enhance coping with and maintain the Mk II as aerodynamically green as possible.

The Ford GT Mk II functions the 3.5-litre EcoBoost engine that powers each the Ford GT race automobile and the street automobile however for the reason that Mk II isn't confined with the aid of using any racing sanctioning frame it could generate 2 hundred horsepower greater than the race automobile, making the Mk II the maximum effective model of the Ford GT. The 3.5-litre EcoBoost is paired with the identical seven-pace dual-seize transmission from the Ford GT however mainly calibrated for this music-special application.

To upload stamina to strength, the Ford GT Mk II provides modern engine cooling technology, inclusive of a excessive ability air-to-air outboard set up price air cooler with water spray technology. The water spray routinely turns on in excessive temperature conditions to offer cooling with the aid of using making use of atomised water at the price air cooler permitting the Ford GT Mk II to hold a constant degree of strength at excessive temperatures.

A roof-set up consumption harking back to the race automobile engine air consumption has been delivered for the Mk II to feed auxiliary engine, seize and transmission coolers, giving the Mk II most efficient cooling for the maximum intense music day duty.

Increased engine strength is paired with advanced preventing strength. The Mk II functions braking overall performance past that of the GT race automobile with the aid of using using the road automobile's carbon ceramic brakes, inclusive of 15.5-inch the front and 14.1-inch rear Brembo brakes. Unique solid aluminium 19-inch wheels cowl the large brakes with race-validated Michelin Pilot Sport GT tyres.

The the front fascia and hood of the Mk II are much like the road automobile in addition to the stylised Ford GT headlamps with signature strolling lights.

Interior modifications encompass a bespoke Sparco racing seat with a six-factor racing harness and an optionally available passenger seat. A complete MoTeC records acquisition gadget has additionally delivered to offer crucial records for a music racer, which additionally doubles as a show for the rear camera.