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Ford Built 2017 GT Interior With Three Principles in Mind

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Ford GT Interior

Ford GT Interior

When it was unleashed upon the world back at the North American International Auto Show, the Ford GT left the automotive realm gobsmacked with its beautiful and fierce exterior. For all the positive pub that the GT has gotten, its interior may not have gotten as much focus as it is due. Ford is looking to change that by giving us a more extensive peek inside the hottest thing on four wheels.

“Vehicle interiors have witnessed one of the biggest evolutions across the history of cars in recent years,” said Raj Nair, Ford Motor Company group vice president, Global Product Development. “Not only have we introduced a great deal of useful new technology into our cars and trucks, we consistently are adding better materials, improved design and increased features across the board, from high-end vehicles to entry-level segments. All of this leads to a focus on design languages that not only convey the right messages, but deliver on an enhanced user experience.”

Ford GT Interior Principles

The interior of the Ford GT was built with three key principles at heart: clarity of intent, innovation, and connection. As such, the interior is built with technology clearly organized in a logical and ergonomic fashion, the instrument panel conceived with a two-tier step design that makes better use of negative space, and materials that strike a natural balance between hard and soft textures.

Ford will be putting the GT’s interior on display at the Salone del Mobile in Milan, taking place this year from April 14th to 19th.

“Over the past few years, we have gained some incredible momentum with our designs,” said Moray Callum, Ford Motor Company vice president, Design. “As we move forward, we need to build on and evolve what we have achieved so far to continue to deliver exciting and fresh solutions. The interior design of the Ford GT builds on existing DNA and pushes it forward.”

  • John Stephan

    There is no doubt the new Ford Gt represents a tremendous breakthrough in design, totally revolutionary and out of this world beauty to be true. My concern however is that when compared to the hyper cars that are already out on the market it will be considered over priced and under powered. In my opinion instead of using a V6 Ford should have come out with twin turbos on a bullet proof screaming V8 with a 9000 rpm limit and at least 900 hp with matching torque using a totally unique all wheel drive system.

    Ford already has cars on the market that have more hp and torque than the new Ford GT. The Shelby GT 500 has 662 hp and you can own one for a measly $55,935, Want even more hp? The Saleen Black Label S302 Mustang has 750 hp and over 600 ft/lbs of torque for $73,214.

    I’m sorry but I don’t see this car as anything more than a thing of beauty to look at and admire, all form but no function when compared to the hyper cars already in existence out on the market. Additionally it lacks all wheel drive as well which is where the competitors are all moving toward. Porsche, Nissan, Bugatti, Lamborghini and Audi just to name a few have blistering out of the hole acceleration because they all incorporate all wheel drive technology.

    With a $400,000 sticker price Ford is going to be asking for this car its quite evident they don’t think this is something you are going to see too many of as it will be relegated only for the super rich car collector types like Jay Leno who will park it in their show room to add to their already burgeoning conversation pieces.

    Maybe Ford will realize this next year and come out with a V8 Powered all wheel drive Super Ford GTX Racer that is more go and than show.