Following a teaser on Friday, Ford has formally unveiled the 2021 GT Heritage Edition.
Designed to pay tribute to the GT40 Mark II that received the 24 Hours of Daytona in 1966, the Heritage Edition encompasses a retro-inspired exterior with Frozen White paint and asymmetrical Race Red accents. Other highlights embrace an uncovered carbon fiber hood and “98” roundel graphics.
The modifications don’t cease there because the particular version has “Ford” lettering on the rear quarter panels and 20-inch cast aluminum wheels with a Heritage Gold end. The latter are backed up by a Brembo braking system with purple calipers.
Moving into the cabin, consumers will discover purple Alcantara sport seats and anodized purple paddle shifters. They’re contrasted by black Alcantara upholstery on the instrument panel, headliner and steering wheel.
Customers in search of one thing extra distinctive can go for the Heritage Upgrade Package. It encompasses a revised exterior with uncovered carbon fiber wheels which have gloss purple internal accents. The bundle additionally contains black calipers with purple Brembo lettering in addition to “ghosted 98 roundels” on the internal door panels.
If the Heritage Edition isn’t your kind of factor, concern not because the GT additionally positive factors a brand new Studio Collection bundle that “offers even more exclusivity and design enhancements.”
The graphics bundle is the results of a collaboration between Ford Performance and Multimatic which builds the automobile. Multimatic’s head of design, Garen Nicoghosian, had lots of enter on the bundle and mentioned “The combination of the stripes and accents invokes the emotion of speed and draws your eye to some of the most prominent features of the GT.”
Only 40 fashions shall be provided with the Studio Collection bundle they usually’ll be unfold throughout the 2021 and 2022 mannequin years. Customers can select between seven customary colours or go for an “extended palette offering endless color combinations for even greater exclusivity.”
Deliveries of the 2021 Ford GT will start early subsequent yr and manufacturing will wrap up in 2022. However, your probabilities of getting one of many new variants is slim as Ford advised us they’re “available for request to our approved applicants who have yet to order their Ford GT.”