Ford pays tribute to Le Mans winner with GT ’67 Heritage Edition

Track-biased supercar can now be had in a unique red-and-white stripe livery, honouring the 1967 No.1 Le Mans winner

In 1967, one year after Ford’s iconic 1-2-3 Le Mans win, the dream team of Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt romped home to victory in another GT40 – and now, customers can mark that occasion with a new special edition GT, the ’67 Heritage Edition. Paying tribute to the 1967 race win, it’s going on show at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, resplendent in a unique racing livery.

Donning Race Red paint paired with white racing stripes running the length of the car, the doors and bonnet feature large No.1 decals just like the ’67 race winner. It’s not just a paint scheme though, as the ’67 Heritage Edition also features 20-inch forged aluminium wheels, red brake calipers, silver mirror caps and an exposed carbon package.

Subscribe to evo magazine

evo is 21 and to celebrate, we're returning to 1998 prices! Subscribe now to SAVE 39% on the shop price and get evo for its original cover price of £3.00 an issue, plus get a FREE gift worth £25!

Inside, the Heritage Edition features more red detailing – including stitching on the leather seats and steering wheel, as well as red seatbelts. Meanwhile, satin dark stainless steel panels are used on the instrument binnacle and X-brace.

> 2017 Ford GT review

Advertisement
Advertisement - Article continues below

Lucky owners will also get a uniquely numbered identification plate.

“The first Heritage edition car [the ’66 Heritage Edition] 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 2018 Ford GT based on the winning GT40 Mark IV race car was simply something we needed to do.”

Potential customers can view the car online. But if you want to order, hurry up, as it’s a limited-run special for the 2018 model year only.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Most Popular

Visit/ford/focus-hatchback/202030/2019-ford-focus-ecoboost-review-a-family-favourite-past-its-prime
Ford Focus Hatchback

2019 Ford Focus EcoBoost review

Some might suggest the UK is falling out of love with family hatchbacks, but the Focus EcoBoost is a good reminder of why it remains a compelling pack…
9 Dec 2019
Visit/news/22743/first-details-of-the-gordon-murray-automotive-t50-hypercar-revealed
News

Gordon Murray Automotive T.50 hypercar revealed

A true successor to the McLaren F1, Gordon Murray Automotive has revealed more about its spectacular T.50 hypercar
10 Dec 2019
Visit/mclaren/202028/mclaren-620r-goes-for-the-gt3-rs-jugular
McLaren

McLaren 620R goes for the GT3 RS jugular

Limited run extreme Sports Series McLaren 620R road car brings GT4 aero to the road.
9 Dec 2019
Visit/hyundai/201819/hyundai-i30-fastback-n-versus-the-nurburgring
Hyundai i30 N

Hyundai i30 Fastback N versus the Nurburgring

We brought the Hyundai i30 Fastback back to its spiritual home in Germany's Eifel mountains, where there is a racing track you might well have heard o…
7 Oct 2019