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When we think of Gorilla Glass, the first products that come to mind are usually smartphones, tablets, and hybrids. Gorilla Glass provides a thin, smooth surface for us to glide our fingers across while also being strong and lightweight. Not content with being hamstrung into the mobile sector, Corning has reached out to other market segments to push its products. Luckily for Corning, the folks in Dearborn came calling when they were looking for a lightweight windshield for the upcoming Ford GT supercar. The Ford GT will use a Gorilla Glass Hybrid for both the windshield and the rear glass panel that puts the vehicle’s glorious 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 on display. While a traditional laminated windshield... Read more...
At the Detroit Auto Show last month, Ford and Acura both had the opportunity to take a few shots at the five-year-old Ferrari 458 Italia. Ford unveiled its breathtaking GT, which get its motivation from a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 that produces over 600hp. Acura countered with its next generation NSX, which uses complex hybrid wizardry to deliver all-wheel-drive and 550hp.  Ferrari was likely just sitting back in a leather chair, sipping on a nice Chianti, because it knew that it was about to drop a bomb on the automotive landscape. And today, the storied Italian sports car maker did just that with the introduction of the 488 GTB. The 488 GTB is the mid-cycle refresh of the 458 Italia, and boy... Read more...
Microsoft and Turn 10 Studios used the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan to announce that Forza Motorsport 6 is currently in development and will race over to the Xbox One console as an exclusive sometime this year. Not only that, but it will also feature the newly unveiled Ford GT as its cover car. Ford and it's newest vehicles will be featured prominently in Forza Motorsport 6. In addition to the Ford GT, Forza Motorsport 6 will also allow games to drive Ford's Shelby GT350 Mustang and F-150 Raptor, both of which Ford debuted earlier today at the auto show. "Just as Ford has pushed the boundaries of car technology in GT, Forza Motorsport 6 will embrace that spirit... Read more...
Be still my heart! Ford just dropped a bombshell on the audience at the Detroit Auto Show with the reveal of its latest supercar: the GT. Words just can describe how jaw-droppingly beautiful this car is from its flowing lines, to the way the roof blends into the rear fenders via a “wing”. It’s… simply… breathtaking. But enough gushing over the gorgeous design; let’s get down to what’s powering this delicious piece of hot hardware. Rather than being powered by a supercharged 5.4-liter V8 — like the previous generation GT that debuted roughly a decade ago — the new GT makes use of a twin-turbocharged, 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 that generates over 600 hp. The GT also makes extensive use of carbon... Read more...