The 647bhp, 216mph, carbon-tubbed Ford GT is as about as close as possible to a fully-bred racer for the road. Chris Harris tackles it in its natural habitat: a circuit. It’s Harris vs the new Ford GT! : WATCH MORE: Chris Harris Drives: Drag Races: Car Walkarounds: Welcome to the most comprehensive collection of official clips. Whether you’re searching for a caravan challenge, Ken Block in the Hoonicorn, cars versus fighter jets, Stig power laps or the latest Chris Harris Drives, you can find all the iconic films here.
the Ford GT was designed as a race car and converted into a road car and that’s why it’s one of the most interesting machines on sale it’s complicated chassis features to spring sources at each corner ones a normal spring the other a torsion bar drop it onto track mode and you lock out the normal spring and have just the bar and the damper to work with and in this configuration it’s the lowest flattest and yet the most compliant supercar of them all it really is quite a trick the twin turbo v6 chess 60% of its components with an f-150 truck but it still offers 656 horsepower and 550 foot-pounds of torque gearbox is a 7-speed dual-clutch structure is all carbon weight is 1,395 kilograms dry 0-60 takes less than three seconds and it’ll do 216 as an hour and yes there are assault so the Ford GT I haven’t driven one of these in Europe yet not killed you’d say might be a bit small for um for this vehicle but now what I think it might be quite good – let’s see what it’s like Karam easily feels lower laughter that just about anything out here the engine this EcoBoost twin-turbo v6 I know everyone’s up in arms saying it should be a Weber we drive it for it streets behind you and then it shoves the car up the road it’s such a leg you do think actually it doesn’t matter and this chuffing first we Chandi driving suggest is going to be an ambulance but it just doesn’t right really both takes it off is condom it’s just so flat incompetent of course when you lower the suspension you afraid to be take the spring out of the equation its little torsion-bar after that the limiting factor is the tire just the harder you drive it the more it responds like a racecar and the more you cursed which is still a great time the very special driving device this the abs triggers can turn the car in accurately leave it in third this time use that talk all right start the shrine around a bit feel far racing yeah I like this I like this alone brakes brakes laughing right yes that is a special car now wonder what happens when we turn some of these bits and bobs off got some fast laps habits there oh yes and there’s another whole load of different personality hahahaha I love it worth the wait all of those months away we go on it because it’s fantastic it’s the chassis that shines it really does he just can’t quite believe our capabilities oh yes oh yes well done fault well done multimatic spectacular car all you lucky gets we’ve got one enjoy it cool the brakes down I love all the controls on the steering wheel I love the funky cabin the driving position works so much better with time I’ve got good support of love I love the moving pedals special car special car you