Comes new Ford GT 2016?

Ford has revived the legendary GT40 in 2004 with the GT, and now it seems is preparing a new top model in the range. With this plan even involved again in endurance races.

The unveiling of the new Ford GT, which of course can have completely different name, is expected to become the Detroit Auto Show next January. Will be launched under the umbrella of Ford Performance, the brand name that will incorporate the American Chamber SVT, the European Team RS and Racing Ford Racing, in one.

The engine will be mounted in the center but still not confirmed if it will be an improved version of the new V8 Mustang GT350 or a smaller displacement EcoBoost V6. Besides Ford is already supplying engines V6 EcoBoost racing prototypes team Chip Ganassi Racing in the American United SportsCar Championship.

And the experience of motor racing to be used on the new GT is important, since this model, Ford intends to participate officially in endurance racing in 2016. Among them will be the 24-hour race of Le Mans. We must not forget that that year would just completed 50 years from his first victory Ford GT40 at Le Mans. So Ford has a good chance to try to repeat a similar success.

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