Ford GT vs Porsche 911 Turbo

Picture of Ford GT (Mk I)
Picture of Porsche 911 Turbo (997)
Category Ford GT (Mk I)Porsche 911 Turbo
Engine layout 5.4 l V83.6 l B6
Max power (ps / bhp) 550 / 542480 / 473
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 774 / 571620 / 457
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1570 / 34611613 / 3556
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 350 / 346298 / 294
Average price €177,000€140,000

Acceleration (mph)

Speed & distance Ford GT (Mk I)Porsche 911 Turbo
0 - 30 mph 1.6 s1.0 s
0 - 40 mph 2.3 s1.5 s
0 - 50 mph 2.8 s2.7 s
0 - 60 mph 3.3 s3.2 s
0 - 70 mph 4.4 s4.2 s
0 - 80 mph 5.3 s5.6 s
0 - 90 mph 6.3 s6.8 s
0 - 100 mph 7.4 s7.8 s
0 - 150 mph 16.9 s18.7 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.3 s @ 101.9 mph8.2 s @ 100.7 mph
1/4 mile 11.2 s @ 131.2 mph11.4 s
Est. 1/2 mile 19.1 s @ 155.3 mph19.3 s @ 149.7 mph
Est. 1 mile 30.1 s @ 181.4 mph31.2 s @ 175.2 mph

Acceleration (kph)

Speed & distance Ford GT (Mk I)Porsche 911 Turbo
0 - 50 kph 1.8 s1.3 s
0 - 60 kph 2.4 s1.7 s
0 - 80 kph 3.1 s2.6 s
0 - 100 kph 3.9 s3.5 s
0 - 120 kph 5.2 s4.7 s
0 - 130 kph 5.9 s5.3 s
0 - 140 kph 6.5 s6.5 s
0 - 160 kph 8.2 s7.8 s
0 - 180 kph 9.9 s9.7 s
0 - 200 kph 11.8 s11.9 s
0 - 250 kph 18.9 s20.7 s
0 - 300 kph 33.6 s40.7 s
1000 m 21.2 s22.7 s

Rolling acceleration

Speed Ford GT (Mk I)Porsche 911 Turbo
80 - 120 kph (4) 4.0 s3.0 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 6.0 s3.7 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 8.0 s5.3 s
80 - 160 kph (4) 8.2 s6.1 s
80 - 160 kph (5) 11.3 s7.6 s
80 - 160 kph (6) 15.8 s10.9 s
Est. 100 - 140 kph 2.6 s2.8 s
Est. 200 - 300 kph 21.8 s28.0 s

Braking distance

Speed Ford GT (Mk I)Porsche 911 Turbo
100 kph - 0 35 m (115 ft)32 m (106 ft)
200 kph - 0 143 m (469 ft)133 m (435 ft)
60 mph - 0 33 m (109 ft)34 m (110 ft)
70 mph - 0 47 m (153 ft)45 m (148 ft)

General performance

Category Ford GT (Mk I)Porsche 911 Turbo
Top speed 330 kph (205 mph)311 kph (193 mph)
0 - 100 mph - 0 11.7 s12.5 s
Est. max acceleration 0.75 g (7 m/s²)0.81 g (8 m/s²)
18m slalom 68.8 kph (42.8 mph)68.4 kph (42.5 mph)
Fuel economy 17.0 l/100 km (14 mpg US / 17 UK)9.8 l/100 km (24 mpg US / 29 UK)
Lateral acceleration 0.98 g (10 m/s²)0.99 g (10 m/s²)

Summary

Category Ford GT (Mk I)Porsche 911 Turbo
Track Performance 10671086
Straight line speed 36274503
Total 46945589

Verdict

911 Turbo is the fastest by a small margin.

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sgtherealone  9y ago

I still believe Ford GT is faster.


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Mental  9y ago

"You can get a second hand Turbo for Ā£36,980 today"

Damn, that's cheap! Is that surely the 997 Turbo? Then the car's condition is either nearly killed, or the previous owner simply does not appreciate the car. Here, you would never find anything lower than $80k, if you're looking for a used supercar, such as the 911. And if you want to purchase used 997 Turbo, I don't think you will have any opportunity to see any unit selling. Because I did not see anyone ambitious in selling his 997 Turbo. But I guess, if you even enter the bargaining with one of such owner, I pretty much guarantee, he would won't sell 997 Turbo MY2006-2009 for less than $170k. I don't know, but I'm pretty sure.

But nowadays inflation is progressing all the way. So no wonder why American sportcars are getting more expensive. But still can be considered as bargains. I really wonder how GM is pretending the Stingray for just $55k, with all the modern tech! I would appreciate the base Stingray not in less than $70k. So I don't see anything disappointing there.

I also remember, Ford GT, back when it was new, was way not a cheap supercar, even by European standards. And if Ford even managed to make the successor, it ain't gonna be affordable.


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BR2'  9y ago

You can get a second hand Turbo for £36,980 today, a GT....more like £120,400 from its list price of £110,500, There was only around 50 GTs imported here, and it didn't have as big a tax as a Corvette-_-

But id still take the Ford GT, better looking, Rwd, just as comfortable, better engine, better sound, easier to maintain and fix, and its just more of my type of car, Id take it over the NEW 991 911 Turbo as well(Most Likely)

I wouldn't mind Ford coming up with a New 850bhp Ford GT2, but I think a car like this should only be made every so amount of years, like every 10 or so, around there, but also, knowadays, American cars aren't quite the price bargains they used to be, Not with the Viper GTS costing $120,000, and the C7 STingRay at £60,000, every cars going up, but I believe in a few years, those "American Bargains" wont be that any more..:(


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Viking  9y ago

I would choose the mid-engine rear drive two seat Ford GT. However, both are excellent cars, supercars that could be used as daily drivers.


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Shaggy  9y ago

@ ddd: I agree. For me, Porsche 911 Turbo, any day.


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Mental  9y ago

Well, Ford GT also can be used everyday. Of course, there is no place for kids at the back and less luggage space, but enough space for a big fire-spitting V8 behind you, and for a yelling wife at the passenger seat. That said, I would gladly own Ford GT, I would even close my eyes on all the discomfort. ;)

Just noting.


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ddd  9y ago

911 Turbo without second hesitation for being everyday supercar.


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Mental  9y ago

To be honest, I'm a huge Porsche fan, but I think I will go with the Ford over exactly this 997 Turbo. Probably because Ford is more exclusive and exotic.

But Ford has no a simple chance next to the new 991 Turbo S. So I think Ford needs the successor of the GT line, with about 750 ponies. Then it might be one of the top performer.


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BR2'  9y ago

There practically the same round a track, some win some lose. And the GT has kept its value INSANELY good, I cannot find a single one listed here that's under or even the same as its listed price.

But Ford GT ALL day any day! If its a Ford GT...TFO here with that 911 Turbo!


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Mental  9y ago

Uuuuu... Ford GT looses to the 997 Turbo of the same period... I did not expect that.