Ford is recalling 194 of its GT supercars in North America to repair an issue that may trigger a hydraulic fluid leak after one of many $450,000 vehicles was badly burned on a German road.
The difficulty issues the hydraulic system that raises and lowers the GT’s rear wing, which can leak fluid onto the exhaust pipes and trigger a fireplace.
Ford stated it is aware of of no accidents or accidents attributable to the problem.
Sellers will reprogram the vehicles to forestall “extreme stress within the valve block meeting” and replace the in some autos.
The recall impacts 2017-2018 mannequin yr autos constructed between Dec. 20, 2016 by means of July 31, 2018.
With a 647 hp twin-turbocharged V6 and a prime velocity of 216 mph, the GT is the quickest Ford manufacturing automotive ever made.
The automaker labored with the German proprietor to find out the supply of his automotive’s hearth in June, which occurred after simply 43 miles of driving, and promised to exchange it, regardless of the in-demand GT’s restricted four-year manufacturing run.