More than 6,500 people are hoping to be the proud owner of a new Ford GT supercar.
Order books for the supercar have only been open for a month and the initial application window is now closed, but the American automaker has so far received 6,506 applications from around the world to buy one. Only 500 units will be produced in the next two years and pricing is rumored to start around $450,000.
Ford says that hundreds of people have even submitted videos with their applications to help increase their chances of getting picked. Ford is reviewing the applications and will start notifying potential owners in the next 90 days. The first GTs are expected to be delivered to their new owners at the end of 2016.
Ford isn’t selling the GT to just anyone, and has given priority to people who have owned GTs previously or people who are considered loyal Ford customers. Ford also wants to sell the supercar to people who will love and drive it and is requiring buyers to sign an agreement saying they won’t sell it for a quick profit.
More than 200,000 people have also visited the GT’s online configurator. The Ford GT is powered by an EcoBoost twin-turbo V6 with more than 600 horsepower.
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