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Saturday, July 13, 2019

Ford brought its newest track beast to Goodwood

Ford not only produces mere passenger cars. The American reknown automotive manufacturer also makes the cars specially used in the racing track. And the Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​become a moment used by Ford to show off its newest track beast named the 'Ford GT MK II.' Here is the Ford GT MK II which has high performance and indeed can only be driven on a race track.
The newest track beast named 2020 Ford GT MK II shown off at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2LkxqJG)
The exterior has changed a lot. Ford embed a variety of new devices to improve aerodynamics, including: rear wing, diffuser, splitter, diffuser, fender, dive plane and large-sized spoilers. In the roof area there is a large hump which is a wind channel. It functions to suck air to cool the engine, transmission and coupling. 

As quoted from Motor1, in fact, the American car manufacturer has embed a complete package of racing devices to improve the aerodynamics of the GT MK II, such as a rear wing, diffuser, splitter, fender, dive plane and a large-sized spoiler. As a result, the aerodynamic pressure increased by 400 percent. Here it is clearly seen, that Ford is very focused on the GT MK II aerodynamic factors.
Ford is very focused on the GT MK II aerodynamic factors. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2LkxqJG)
The braking element is supported by Brembo's carbon ceramic measuring 394 mm in front and 358 mm at the rear. Its legs use a 19-inch forged aluminum rim wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport GT tires. This tire is able to accept lateral gravity pressure up to 2G. To ensure reliable driving, Ford cut its weight by 90 kg. This American automotive manufacturer releases suspension height control devices and drive mode systems.
Interior view of 2020 Ford GT MK II. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2XVlmVm)
The cabin certainly has a roll cage that protects the driver on the circuit when experiencing an incident. There's also Sparco bucket seats with a 6 point safety belt are applied. This further ensures its safety. The cabin is filled with carbon which is well known for having good durability. Vehicle related information is provided by the MoTec system, which can be used to show the rear view camera. Interestingly, Ford provides also an option for consumers who want to add a passenger on this car.
Left side view of 2020 Ford GT MK II. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2XVlmVm)
By carrying a 3.5 liter twin-turbo V6 engine, the GT MK2 can produce peak power reaching of 709 PS. Thrust is channeled to the wheels through a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission system. The gear shift uses the same as a standard Ford GT, but is tuned again to fit the designation. To maintain optimal engine performance, Ford even applied an innovative cooling system that involves water spray and only active when the engine has a high temperature rise.
Rear left side view of 2020 Ford GT MK II. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/2XVlmVm)
Basically the Ford GT MK II base comes from the GT produced at the Ford plant in Markham, Ontario, United States. The unit was then taken to Ford Performance and Multimatic facilities for transformation. Interested in buying it?
This car can be ordered through Ford's official website with a price tag starting at $1.2 million or Rp.28,276 billion. Unfortunately, these car only built in limited numbers by Ford, which is 45 units for worldwide. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | CARADVICE | MOTOR1 | CNN]
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