Tim Allen is into automobiles.
The majority of his followers? Perhaps not a lot.
The car-collecting comic shared a YouTube video on Feb 9 of him unboxing his new $450,000 Ford GT with the almost a million individuals who observe him on Fb.
To date, it has simply over 23,000 views.
Apparently, there’s one other YouTube video from August of somebody recognizing Allen driving the GT that has extra views. It’s not clear why Allen waited till now to submit his video.
Allen is among the 1,000 individuals being handpicked by Ford to be allowed to purchase one of many automobiles based mostly on — amongst different elements — their previous Ford possession, celeb standing and social media affect. Jay Leno received one and so did John Cena, who’s at present combating Ford in court docket a few clause within the contract that doesn’t allow the unique house owners to resell their automobiles for 2 years.
The 2 of them have mixed for over three million views.
Allen takes his “silver spaceship” out for a spin within the video and remarks on the way it feels extra like a race automobile for the road greater than something his ever pushed. And he owns a Porsche Carrera GT, which has an engine actually derived from a racecar’s.
The “Residence Enchancment” star says the GT isn’t touring automobile due to the shortage of cupboard space, mentioning that there’s solely a small spot for the important thing fob within the cabin. However he does like its adjustable suspension, compliant journey and calls it “not uncomfortable.” Excessive reward, certainly.
We’ll see if that’s sufficient to maintain him on the record for Ford’s subsequent restricted version supercar, if it ever does one once more.
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