Ford GT Supercar Named Official Vehicle Of CES 2016

Posted: Dec 3 2015, 9:16am CST | by , Updated: Dec 3 2015, 11:09am CST, in News | CES


Ford GT Supercar Named Official Vehicle of CES 2016
  • Ford GT to be displayed as official show vehicle of CES 2016!

The Ford GT is packed with an EcoBoost V6 which comes with more than 600 horsepower.

Ford announced the Ford GT will be displayed at the CES 2016 as the official show vehicle. Mark Fields is the president and CEO of Ford Motor Company. According to Fields Ford was the first automaker to have a significant presence at the first CES.

The CES started nine years ago. Fields further stated Ford is proud to continue that legacy of innovation in 2016. Fields even said CES is the perfect venue for them to share their efforts. The efforts by Ford to change the way the world moves.

“Ford was the first automaker to have a significant presence at CES nine years ago, and we are proud to continue that legacy of innovation in 2016,” said Mark Fields, president and CEO, Ford Motor Company.

“As we move forward with our Ford Smart Mobility plan, CES is the perfect venue for sharing news on our efforts to change the way the world moves and provide new solutions in the areas of connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience and data and analytics.”

The CES show 2016 is the world’s largest hands-on showcase of emerging innovation. The show will stay from the 6th to the 9th of January, 2016. The CES 2016 will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

The Ford GT is an ultra-high-performance supercar. The Ford GT is also a technology platform for top EcoBoost which demonstrates remarkable efficiency. The Ford GT has high performance and aerodynamics.

The Ford GT also has lightweight carbon fiber construction. The Ford GT is a next-generation supercar. The Ford GT features a twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 engine which produces 600-plus-horsepower.

Every slope and shape of the Ford GT has been designed to minimize drag. The steering wheel has a F1 style with all the necessary driver controls. The steering wheel allows uncluttered access to the transmission paddle-shift controls. 

“Ford GT is the ultimate execution of an enthusiast supercar – we are honored Ford GT has been named the Official Vehicle of CES,” said Raj Nair, Ford group vice president, Global Product Development.

“Ford GT includes innovations and technologies that can be applied broadly across Ford’s future product portfolio – another proof point that Ford continues raising the performance bar while ultimately improving vehicles for all of our customers.”

The Ford GT will be available in the market by 2017 but production will start in 2016. The Ford GT will arrive in global market to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ford GT race cars. 

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