Ford Performance had earlier promised to limit the production of its GT supercar. Production of Ford GT was expected to come to a halt by 2017. Their plan was to introduce only 250 units per year till 2017, to maintain exclusivity.
Potential buyers were deeply upset on the missed opportunity of owning a Ford GT supercar. Now, Ford Performance has confirmed that the production of the GT supercar will continue till 2019.
Technically this means that 500 individuals stand a chance to own the iconic Ford GT supercar. The 2018 production units will cater to pending demands. Production of the Ford GT in 2019 will be open to all potential customers by early 2018 worldwide.
Ford received approximately 500 applications from the United Kingdom for the GT supercar. Deliveries of the Ford GT are expected to commence sometime during 2016-end. It will mark the 50th anniversary of their Ford GT40 victory at 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.
Powering the Ford GT is a 3.5-litre V6 petrol, twin turbocharged engine, which produces 600bhp. Ford Performance will be equipping the supercar with active aerodynamics, pushrod suspension, and several other race inspired technology will be added to the GT.