2017 Ford GTs Spotted in Colorado, Supercars Look Like Twin-Turbo EcoBoost Tanks

2017 Ford GT Spotted in Colorado 4 photos
Photo: lacaplol on Reddit
2017 Ford GT spotted in Colorado2017 Ford GT spotted in Colorado2017 Ford GT spotted in Colorado
Even if you're not that much of a gearhead, there's still a serious chance you've seen the 2017 Ford GT in production form so far.
Heck, even the '66 Heritage Edition showed up last month at Pebble Beach, educating the world on V6 vs. V8 matters with its glorious soundtrack. Europeans also got to see the nearly-out-of-the-oven supercar, with the latest example of this coming from the Netherlands.

So why are at least two early prototypes still out testing in Colorado? Well, as the example that failed to start during the Dutch presentation demonstrated, Blue Oval engineers still have enough testing to do before the final package can be delivered to the fortunate 500 who managed to get their hands on the first two years of the production run.

As we mentioned when we brought you the Dutch affair, such post-debut testing, along with the issues generated in the process, are perfectly normal steps of a car's development process, whether we're talking about an American supercar or the next-gen German sedan.

Redditor lacaptol managed to snap a few photos of such a prototype, while the piece of footage at the bottom of the page shows a pair of GTs - the machines were caught on camera while doing their thing in Sargents, Colorado.

However, we can't bet on the fact that any of the future owners, who more or less promised Ford through their application videos that they'll turn the cars into image vectors, will manage to come up with a customization scheme, such as a wrap, that will make the machines look as cool as these prototypes.

With their army green color, their stick-out tailpipes, and their tow hooks, these Ford GTs look like the outcome of a crazy Ford meeting where execs decided the automaker would start building weaponless civilian tanks to promote its EcoBoost efforts.

And while the twin-turbo V6 that has conquered the middle section of the GT does deliver some serious firepower (the official output is still a secret), we can't stop drooling over these "make hooning not war" machines.

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