[Photos] Oh, Look, Another Ford GT Heritage Edition That You Cannot Afford and Have No Chance of Owning
Seemingly as long as the heritage of the Ford GT itself is the new tradition of introducing the public to special iterations of the all-new Ford GT that they have approximately zero chance of owning. First, there was the 2017 Ford GT ’66 Heritage Edition, which honors Ford’s legendary 1-2-3 victory at Le Mans. Then, there was the 2017 Ford GT Competition Edition, both lighter and fancier than the old run-of-the-mill $400,000+ supercar.
Now, Ford is breaking your heart once more by introducing the limited-edition Ford GT ’67 Heritage Edition, which follows up on the ’66 Heritage Edition by honoring Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt’s 1967 victory at Le Mans. Is it only available in limited quantities and, thus, a thing you will never, ever get to drive? You betcha!
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“In creating a worthy successor to the ’66 Heritage edition, we logically looked at our next historic Le Mans victory with the all-American team of Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt,” said Dave Pericak, global director, Ford Performance. “The Ford GT ’67 Heritage edition pays homage to that win, with a modern take on one of the most important vehicles in Ford’s storied history of racing.”
“The first Heritage edition car was a huge success, honoring our history with a modern interpretation of the Le Mans winner,” said Garen Nicoghosian, exterior design manager for the car. “Continuing with a Ford GT based on the winning GT40 Mark IV race car was simply something we needed to do.”
The Ford GT ’67 Heritage Edition is offered in Race Red with White stripes and features a Frozen White #1 graphic on the hood and doors to pay homage to that Le Mans-winning Mark IV Ford GT40. Additional exterior upgrades include a Satin Silver 20-inch one-piece forged-aluminum wheel with Black lug nuts, red brake calipers, and your choice of Exposed Matte or Gloss carbon fiber exterior package.
On the inside, its upgrades include Mark IV Ford GT40-inspired Ebony leather-wrapped carbon-fiber seats with red accent stitching and debossed GT logo in the headrests; Ebony leather-wrapped instrument panel; Ebony-leather wrapped steering wheel with Silver anodized shift paddles, Red accent stitching, and debossed GT logo; and Exposed Matte carbon-fiber center console and door sills.
Ford did not indicate how much this limited-edition model will cost compared to the standard Ford GT, but it doesn’t matter anyway because you would be better off trying to buy a seat on the moon for the 2024 total eclipse.
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