Browse Publications Technical Papers 2004-01-1254
2004-03-08

2005 Ford GT - Vehicle Aerodynamics - Updating a Legend 2004-01-1254

This paper documents the processes and methods used by the Ford GT team to meet aerodynamic targets. Methods included Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis, wind tunnel experiments (both full-size and scale model), and on-road experiments and measurements. The goal of the team was to enhance both the high-speed stability and track performance of the GT. As a result of the development process, significant front and rear downforce was achieved while meeting the overall drag target.

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