In 1968 and 1969 a Ford GT40, painted the pale blue and orange of its sponsor Gulf Oil, won the 24-Hours of Le Mans endurance race. Fifty years later, Ford is celebrating with the release of a Limited Edition Heritage GT — with that same iconic blue and orange racing livery. The 2019 edition will feature the No. 9 racing number on the hood and doors, in honor of the car’s racing number in 1968. The 2020 version will sport No. 6 for the car’s number in the 1969 race.
The Heritage edition will come with twenty inch forged aluminum wheels and exposed carbon fiber accents outside and in — including exposed matte carbon fiber door sills. Each car will have a serialized ID plate along with embossed seats sporting blue and orange stitching inspired by the original 1968 GT40.
In addition to all those special edition perks, at the core you get yourself a brand new Ford GT with 647 horsepower from a 3.5 liter V6 engine, all wrapped up in an exceedingly aerodynamic package. Learn more at Ford.