DETROIT: Representing the ultimate and most extreme track only Ford GT ever, the new Ford GT Mk IV by Ford Performance and Multimatic is a radically advanced supercar delivering max performance with its unique body, powertrain and suspension.
To deliver unconstrained performance, exceeding that of any Ford GT to date, the Ford GT Mk IV has a unique twin-turbo EcoBoost engine, racing transmission, aero-focused exterior design, and chassis with longer wheelbase for greater on-track handling.
It features a specially engineered twin-turbo EcoBoost engine targeting more than 800hp, race transmission, carbon fibre “long tail” body, plus Multimatic’s Adaptive Spool Valve (ASV) suspension
The new Ford GT Mk IV nods to the year that the original Mk IV won the 24 Hours of Le Mans, with just 67 of the hand-built supercars to be produced at Multimatic’s facility in Markham, Ontario.
Building on Ford GT Mk II’s triumphant 1966 1-2-3 Le Mans finish, Ford’s development team redesigned the car from scratch with state-of-the-art technology and engineering available to create the 1967 Ford GT Mk IV.
To leverage new material science advantages, Ford’s engineers and Kar Kraft developed a new lightweight chassis using adhesive bonded honeycombed-aluminum construction with a more aerodynamic body and named it the “J-Car” because it was built to the new FIA Appendix J rules.
Combined with the famous 427 Ford V-8 (7L) engine and a special transaxle with its own cooling system that carried power to the rear wheels the 1967 Ford GT Mk IV was 9-inches longer and built specifically to dominate global endurance racing.
A new client application process (www.ford.com/performance/gt/mk-iv/) will begin for this us$1.7mil supercar, with client selections confirmed in the first-quarter of 2023. Deliveries will begin in late spring 2023.