28 Jan '16, 3pm

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I was led to the secret design studio deep in the bowels of the building where most of Ford’s cars are conceived. It’s not a glamorous space. In fact, rumor has it, the room itself was built as a bomb shelter during the Cold War. Kept under lock and key behind a heavy metal door the Ford GT was developed in secret for nearly 18 months before they revealed the street version at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit last January. Walking into the space past the life size foam models and a CNC machine that was milling a prototype part, I could feel the energy from the project still vibrating in the room. The walls were lined with sketches of the various ideas that were proposed throughout the development process. Turning the corner I was stopped in my tracks by the the full-size painted GTs, one the original clay model and another the final prototype used as a...

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