The interior of the Ford GT is not for the faint-hearted
You’d expect a $500,000 to $800,000 high-performance sports car to come with a long list of features, yards of leather, heated and ventilated and massaging everything, and every kind of automotive technology you could imagine. But, the Ford GT rejects this theory. It might be one of today’s most iconic supercars, but the Ford GT’s spartan interior isn’t for the faint of heart.
The Ford GT looks and feels like a street-legal race car
Is this monster even street legal? Yes, the Ford GT is legal to drive on any road you drive a Mustang, Focus or Fusion on. And, it looks the part. Every vicious angle on the GT looks furious, and it’s been shaved and molded to deliver aerodynamics you won’t find anywhere near a Focus or Fusion sedan.
But, even though it looks like a race car, it looks like a race car on the inside. The Ford GT’s interior is void of the comfort features we’ve come to expect, not just from six-figure sports cars, but from entry-level sedans like the Honda Accord.
Car and Driver says the GT’s cabin is “sterile to avoid distractions”, which is a generous way of saying you get just enough to drive the car, with a few select bells and whistles – and only if they don’t. don’t. does not add too much weight.
But, it’s unfair to keep the Ford GT interior level with something like the Mercedes E-Class. They play in very different leagues with very different goals.
Ford GT interior colors and design
Carbon fiber is a major part of the GT’s interior design, partly to reduce weight and partly because it’s cool and people like it. Especially the first thing. Everything is minimalist to the shock. The in-dash touchscreen is only 6.5 inches, but it offers swipe and pinch capabilities, and it includes Ford’s SYNC3 entertainment system, which honestly surprised me.
According to Ford’s fun GT Configurator, there are currently four interior color options for the Ford GT:
- “dark energy”: Ebony Alcantara trim on black background
- “Launch control” : Ebony and orange leather trim on a black background
- “Speed of light”: Ebony leather and blue Alcantara trim on a black background
- “back to school” : Ebony and white leather trim on a black background
You have to admit, these are way cooler interior color names than Ford’s other models, which offer mesmerizing names like “Dark Ceramic” and “Sandstone.”
On the outside of this crazy supercar, you (the royal “you” – unless you’re really lucky and get an allowance) can choose from eight Ford GT exterior colors: Frozen White, Shadow Black, Ingot Silver, Liquid Grey, Liquid Blue, Liquid Red, Triple Yellow and Matte Black.
The GT Configurator is incredibly fun to play and it’s easy to get lost in interior and exterior color combinations and wheel types on the latest GT Series models. (Don’t forget to add racing stripes.)
My favorite mix was a Liquid Blue GT with Competition Orange stripes, 20-inch matte-finish carbon fiber wheels and a Light Speed GT interior. Glares at the beloved gray Subaru Outback parked in the driveway.
Want a comfortable cabin? Consider the interior of the Ford Mustang GT instead
If you’re looking for roomy headroom, heated steering wheels or ambient lighting, the Ford GT isn’t for you. However, the Ford Mustang GT maybe. The Mustang GT’s interior is all about those bells and whistles, and it’s happy to ditch the goods. And for significantly less than $500,000.
Other higher performance supercars with premium interiors include options from Porsche, Ferrari, Jaguar and BMW M series cars. It is possible to get a car with over 600 horsepower in which you will not have need to squeeze in and which will allow you to adjust the seat.
But, again, nobody buys the Ford GT to be a plush daily driver. It would be like bringing a dingo home and expecting it to walk on a leash like a labradoodle. It’s a beast, through and through, and the GT hints you should be thankful it gives you anything in the cabin beyond pedals, a shifter and a steering wheel. .
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