You'd expect Ford Performance so sit back and count the dollars from GT sales. After all, you had to be invited to buy one in the first place, and the entire allocation of 1000 cars, to be produced over the four-year period from 2016, was sold even before the first one left the production line. However, Ford recently announced it was extending GT production by a further 350 cars. Still rare, but at least more super wealthy folk can grab one now.
And they'd be pleasantly surprised they waited in line. Ford Performance has just announced some slight updates for the GT for the 2020 model year. The 3.5litre EcoBoost twin-turbo V6 remains, but has been given a 13hp boost to a round 660hp, with a much broader torque spread. There's also some know-how coming straight from their track department too, with improved cooling via redesigned air ducts in those iconic flying buttresses generating 50 percent more air flow into the intercoolers.
Ford also took the chance to make the optional Akrapovi titanium exhaust standard for 2020. In addition to saving a few pounds, the deeper sound should sit well with it's supercar looks. Speaking of the design, one of the newly available options on the GT includes what Ford calls "Liquid Carbon" finish. It's basically the raw carbon-fibre body of the existing car without any paintwork - just a clearcoat to protect it from the elements. Remember, this is a car that comes with carbon-fibre wheels as well. So now you can rock a totally carbon Ford GT. Nice.