Ford GT: Genaddis Version

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Ford GT: Genaddis Version

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As the GT is a reinterpretation of the classic Le Mans GT40, so the GTX1 is a recreation of the GT40 X1, sporting a unique four-piece removable hardtop. It's the brainchild of Ford

IT DOESN'T MATTER IF IT'S FRONT-, REAR- OR mid-engined; in the world of exotic cars, it's only a matter of time before someone saws the roof off of one. The latest to receive this treatment is the Ford GT. Granted, it's not as though an open-air GT is a concept that comes out of nowhere; the illstarred topless GT40 X1 scored a Sebring win in 1966, after all.

As the GT is a reinterpretation of the classic Le Mans GT40, so the GTX1 is a recreation of the GT40 X1, sporting a unique four-piece removable hardtop. It's the brainchild of Ford SVT engineering supervisor Kip Ewing, and it's not just a prototype. The GTX1 will be for sale through the Genaddi Design Group just buy your GT from Ford, and Genaddi will do the rest. The hardtop panels can be used to make the GTX1 a hardtop, T-top or a convertible, and they can open to a vent position as well. In case of unexpected inclement weather, they store inside the car.

At the rear, two buttresses flow backward from the seats, replacing the rear window and preserving the all-important view into the engine bay. The GT's 5.4-liter supercharged powerplant remains the same, of course.



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