In stock form, the 2005 Ford GT isn’t a particularly aerodynamic car. Ford’s engineers did their best to improve on the original GT40’s disastrous drag-coefficient, but as performance development supervisor Kent Harrison told Car and Driver, their goal figure was “less than 0.39.”
What the GT platform is really good at is developing power. Loads of it. M2K Motorsports says their 300.4 mph Ford GT has over 2000 horsepower at the wheels, or roughly 2500 at the crank. No dyno can measure it properly. What’s for sure is that at Victoria Regional Airport, their still street-legal Ford was good for 174.5 mph, 240 mph, and then a record-shredding 300.4 mph (483.44 km/h) within a mile. That would be an insane pace from anything on four wheels, let alone a streetable car.
Now, watch M2K Motorsport’s Gulf-colored GT do its thing at the Texas Mile, and be amazed:
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