2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition celebrates 1968-69 Le Mans-winning GT40

Special Cars 10 Sep 2018
2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition celebrates 1968-69 Le Mans-winning GT40

The new 2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition honors the legendary American Gulf Oil-sponsored Ford GT40 by featuring one of the most famous paint schemes in motorsports.



This special edition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Le Mans victory of the GT40, which managed to beat its European competitors on the track four times in a row.

2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition

Known among racing enthusiasts as chassis No. 1075, the 1968 GT was one of just a few individual cars to achieve repeat victories in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Ford MKI GT40

1968 Ford GT40 Mk 1 Gulf Livery

The Ford GT Heritage Edition package features the No. 9 graphics on the hood and doors, as well as a ghosted image on the interior door panels. For 2020, No. 6 honors the same car that went on to win Le Mans in 1969 with a different number.

2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition

Among the aesthetic enhancements are exposed carbon fiber A-pillars and sports unique 20-inch one-piece forged aluminum wheels in high-gloss dark stainless with black lug nuts. Orange calipers and silver rearview mirror caps complete the look.

2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition

The car will also feature an optional package that provides exposed carbon fiber accents for both the interior and exterior.

2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition Interior

 

 

In the cabin, ebony Alcantara wraps the seats, instrument panel, pillars, headliner and steering wheel.

Contrasting blue and orange stitching accentuates the seats and steering wheel, with a new seat embossment inspired by the original 1968 Le Mans-winning car as well as clear and polished anodized paddle shifters.

2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition Interior

 

High-gloss dark stainless appliqués accent the instrument panel, door register bezels and x-brace to round out the interior.

The Ford GT Heritage Edition features a unique serialized identification plate, plus exposed matte carbon fiber door sills, air register pods and center console.

2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition

2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition Wheel Design

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