Are you among the many who missed out on the limited run of the new Ford GT? Well, you’re in luck because Ford has just unveiled a limited edition model of the GT, called the ’66 Heritage Edition.
Apart from Porsche and Ferrari, Ford also has a rich history in the world famous 24 Hours of Le Mans. The ’66 Heritage is the Blue Oval’s tribute to its first 1966 Le Mans race winning car, the GT40 Mk 2. In that race some five decades ago, Ford defeated arch rivals Ferrari to clinch all top three positions. Judging by its Shadow Black exterior paint with silver stripe livery and that no. 2 decal, the car pays tribute to the GT40 no. 2 car that won the 1966 race. Along with its dark aesthetics, this Ford GT receives gorgeous 20-inch forged aluminium wheels with touches of satin gold clearcoat.
It’s special on the inside as well, which adds allure to the already sultry sports car. The list of interior goodies include carbon fibre seats wrapped in fine black leather which feature pillowed inserts and unique stitching. The instrument panel, pillars and headliner receive touches of black leather trim, with gold accents to give contrast on the instrument panel, seat X-brace and on the shift paddles.
These limited-edition GTs also receive a serial identification plate, the no.2 interior graphic outside the doors, and exposed carbon fibre for the door sills, air pods and centre console.
No mechanical changes were made to this limited edition GT. But in case a reminder is needed, the standard GT is powered by a 600 hp 3.5-litre twin-turbo EcoBoost V6 mated to a seven-speed dual clutch gearbox.
No price tag has been mentioned at this point of time.