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We Applied to Buy a $400,000 Ford GT. Here's What We Learned

The ability to pay $400,000 for a supercar does not automatically qualify you for ownership. You have to earn it, and a bunch of Instagram followers helps.
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2017 Ford GT the $400,000 American Supercar

Selling a six-figure supercar is a lot like parallel parking a six-figure supercar: Both require a deft touch and a little bit of luck.

By design, production for these machines never meets demand, so there is almost always a surplus of would-be buyers. The carbon-veined cars are essentially marketing exercises—howling 200 mile-per-hour billboards—so Ford doesn’t want them going to just anyone.