2017 Ford GT Filmed Testing in the Wild, Driver Tries to Escape

Forget the neighborhood watch - petrolheads from the entire country are on a constant patrol, looking for the 2017 Ford GT. How else would you explain the sightings, which are getting more often by the week?
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The latest occasion of this kind took place earlier this week, with a Ford GT prototype being filmed while out testing. It looks like the supercar was being driven in Indiana, but we’re not sure about it.

The people who spotted the test vehicle were in a Mustang Convertible and weren’t shy about showing their appreciation for the GT. After driving close to the supercar, they gave the test driver a thumbs up. We’re pretty sure that, in the world of people who are paid to test prototypes, this is a signal for “you have to get out of here”.

At least this is what the driver of the GT attempted to do. Once the traffic light that had kept the two cars together turned green, the test driver dipped into the potential of that EcoBoost V6, but he was careful enough not to let us hear too much of the exhaust notes.

We also noticed the ride on this prototype doens’t seem to bring any surprises - after encountering a crack in the broken asphalt, the car was shaken up quite a bit.

Working at full throttle

Ford plans to complete the development of the new-age GT next year, despite the project having only been in development since 2014. This brings a stunning pace, which explains why Blue Oval engineers are working overtime to complete the task.

We know the 2017 Ford GT has a carbon fiber chassis and also uses the wonder material for the bodywork. However, when it comes to its twin-turbo V6, we can only tell you this delivers north of 600 ponies. A melange that, apparently, will be enough to allow Ford to price the GT in the $400,000 area.

PS: while we do understand the spotters’ enthusiasts, we have to warn you the footage contains NSFW language.

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