Not even Ford GT prototypes can get away from the cops


UPDATE: In a Twitter exchange with Jalopnik's Jason Torchinsky, Ford spokesperson Mike Levine confirmed that all the charges have been dropped against the drivers of the Ford GT prototypes pulled over for speeding. "Data downloaded from the cars supported the fact that the drivers were not driving at the stated speed," said Levine.

The new Ford GT is set to be a fast car, but not even fast cars can outrun the police. Three GT prototypes were caught going "well above the posted speed limit" in Colorado, reports Vail Daily. The vehicles, in typical supercar fashion, drew a lot of attention from the police with the Avon police department, Eagle County Sheriff's office, and the Colorado State Patrol all lending a hand to pull the trio over.

The three supercars were cited going 101 miles per hour in a 50 mph zone, according to Jalopnik. Because that's more than 20 mph over the posted speed limit, the three drivers will be summoned to court in Colorado. Read more...

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28 Dec 2016


By Vineeth Patel