2018 Ford GT Competition Series, The Special GT
During the Daytona 500, Ford introduces the Ford GT Competition Series, a special exhibition dedicated to the new GT. Strong achievements of racing variant, victorious at the 24 hours of Daytona, the Competition Series provides customers with accessories and technical solutions to enhance further the spirit.
Ford GT Competition Series Design
Dedicated to the track day. The main purpose is to reduce weight even further, leaving unchanged the mechanics. For this reason, the engine cowling was modified by adopting Perspex fenestration, opening with manual and carbon fiber rod hooks replacing depreciated, while media is made with Gorilla Glass technology the glass that separates the engine compartment from the passenger compartment, thus obtaining a component thickness halved.
No seats. The Elimination of the air conditioning, audio system, glove compartment and Cup holder allows you to further cut the weight, not to mention carbon fiber alloy wheels with titanium bolts and titanium exhaust system (the other GT are offered as an option). The interior finishes of Alcantara in solid Black for both seats both for the bridge, while the paddle shifter are finished in red. Unfortunately, Ford did not provide the technical data concerning the reduction of the total mass.
Carbon fiber for the body. To further distinguish the Competition Series from other GT, is intended to be taken of carbon fiber for the stripe, rearview mirrors, for the a-pillars and aerodynamic appendages, combined with external shades Shadow Black, Frozen White, Ingot Silver, Liquid Blue, Liquid Grey and Triple Yellow