Supercar

The Ford GT Reminds Us That Its V6 Can Stand Up To The Hypercar Elite

It's always satisfying to see the working class hero stand out among the rich and famous.

Squeezed somewhere between the Lamborghini Centenario Roadster and the Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance was a lonely Ford GT. With half the cylinders as the Lamborghini, and 10 cylinders and two turbochargers down from its next door neighbor the Bugatti, the GT had to find some way to captivate the audience. Part of its plan was to sport the '66 Heritage Edition livery meant to commemorate the day that a lowly high-volume American automaker beat out Europe's best on European soil.

The other part of Ford's plan to stand out was to rev the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 for all it was worth. Luckily the noise that it made was as sweet as you’d expect from a rare (but now slightly more attainable) supercar.

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