, 2022-12-09 10:34:41,
Ford finally revealed the cherry on the Ford GT supercar sundae. Made exclusively for track use, and not even street-legal, the 2023 Ford GT Mk IV is designed to deliver the highest-levels of performance, handling and advanced technology ever found in the GT line.
The new model receives a unique engine and transmission, special aerodynamic design, and a longer wheelbase chassis than the road-going version.
The extra performance comes from a specially tuned twin-turbo EcoBoost engine targeting more than 800 horsepower. The GT Mk IV also comes with a racing transmission, carbon fiber “long tail” body, plus a special Adaptive Spool Valve (ASV) suspension from Multimatic.
Just 67 examples will be made, as a tribute to the original 1967 GT Mk IV racing car that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Big bucks gets big performance
“The original GT Mk IV held nothing back for max track performance, and the new Ford GT Mk IV brings it in the same way,” said Mark Rushbrook, global director, Ford Performance Motorsports.
“With an even higher-level of motorsport engineering and performance, plus a completely new carbon fiber body that is functional and striking, the Mk IV is the ultimate sendoff of the third-generation supercar.”
As with all the third-gen GTs, if you want one of the 67 examples, Ford has…
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