The badge says Ford. But the new GT supercar is very much a group effort. When CEO Bill Ford promised at the 2002 Detroit auto show that the Ferrari-fighting GT coupe would become a reality, it thrilled then rattled the auto maker’s engineering ranks. The chance to build a bona fide supercar was the dream of a lifetime, but the task of putting together three production-level cars in time for last summer’s Ford Centennial celebration seemed more like a nightmare. To get there Ford relied ...

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