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Ford's GT supercar is bold expansion into performance market
Ford's GT supercar is bold expansion into performance market

The whispers about Ford's plans for this week's Detroit auto show began swirling last fall. The next Raptor F-150 truck was coming, some speculated. Or maybe a new high-powered Mustang. Or maybe something else — something big. Big was an understatement. The Raptor and Mustang rumors were true, but even industry insiders were shocked to see the GT supercar, an exotic departure for the blue-collar U.S. brand. Carbon fiber body. Doors that swing up like a Lamborghini's. Mid-engined turbocharged V-6. More than 600 horsepower. A price tag that could hit $300,000. This is a Ford? "Performance vehicles are a good and profitable business," explained Ford...

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