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2017 Ford GT Preview Near Elgin, IL

For some, cars are simply a form of transportation. But sometimes a car can be inspiring, and at Gillespie Ford, we’re truly excited about Ford’s new supercar, the 2017 GT. People have been asking a lot about this model, so we’re putting out the 2017 Ford GT preview near Elgin, IL, to give people a better sense of what it’s about. This car is the perfect amalgam of form and function to deliver extraordinary speed and handling, and it will very likely transform many people’s perceptions of what a performance car is.

2017 Ford GT Design

While the full specs for the new GT aren’t out yet, this 2017 Ford GT preview near Elgin, IL, should provide a good first look at this amazing car. Every aspect of the design has been scrutinized to deliver better performance, and the rear wing is a good example. It was built into the overall design of the fuselage, so it enhances aerodynamics even when it’s not deployed. While it is deployed, it can even change shape to optimize airflow even more. The carbon fiber body makes the GT light yet strong, and aluminum helps to minimize the weight of the high-strength subframes. Though the main purpose of the Ford GT exterior is to enhance its speed, its futuristic style and athletic shape look amazing from any angle.

Powerful 2017 Ford GT near Elgin, IL

This 2017 Ford GT preview near Elgin, IL is exciting for many reasons, and we discovered that its mid-engine, twin-turbo 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine is projected to generate over 600 horsepower. It's partnered with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that powers the rear wheels. Ford engineers have truly pulled out the stops with the design, and this car is being tested in a variety of international competitions. The GT is made to provide the high levels of performance that can only be found in purpose-built race cars, and the inboard damper packaging and long suspension arms deliver dynamic handling that’s track ready. The ride height can be lowered by 50 millimeters, and lowers the center of gravity and optimizes aerodynamics so you can test your limits on the track. To help provide the control necessary for handling so much power, the GT has Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes.

To see a beautiful selection of new Ford models, visit Gillespie Ford in Gurnee, IL at 18834 W. Grand Avenue, zip code 60031. We’ve been a Ford dealer serving the Chicagoland area for many years, and people come to us from places like Glenview, Niles, Highland Park, McHenry, Grayslake, Mundelein, Antioch, Deerfield, and Zion.


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