For the 2016 season Ford will change the look of the Fusion which runs in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
The new look of the Fusion will actually be the third different variation of the car, the last of which occurred three years ago.
The result of the efforts of designers and engineers is an aggressive-looking new race car capable of producing 750 horsepower at 9,000 RPM under the current rules package.
“There’s no mistaking we’re here to win races and championships,” said Dave Pericak, global director, Ford Performance. “And we believe the new NASCAR Fusion will be a powerful tool in the hands of our teams and drivers.
“Aerodynamics are more important than ever at the speeds these cars run,” Pericak added, “so we used some of the best wind tunnel and computational fluid dynamics technology available to create this new Fusion. Fortunately, the Ford design team gave us a great car with which to start.”
Brad Keselowski will drive the new Fusion body in a Tuesday test at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.