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Ford GT

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The GT is a mid-engine 2-door supercar built by .

First Generation

The first generation Ford GT was produced from 2004 to 2006 for the 2005/2006 model years. This generation was strikingly true to the original Ford GT40's styling, but was a bit larger. In this generation, 4,038 cars were produced, including 346 heritage editions, recognizable by the orange and light blue Gulf Oil-inspired livery.

Second Generation

The second generation of the GT was a dramatic departure from the original design, coming back from a ten year gap in production in 2017. Some of the original styling is present, but the car really stepped into the supercar role with advanced aerodynamics. The second generation GT was produced from 2016 to 2022 for the 2017 to 2022 model years.

Ford GT Specialty Glass

In this video by at talks about the special glass used in the 2017 Ford GT. This collaboration between (NYSE: F) and Corning (NYSE: GLW) produced a specialty version of Corning's smartphone glass called Gorilla Glass that can be used for lightweight vehicle windows. This video was published on .