Unveiled in 2002 for the 100th anniversary of the Ford Motor Company, the Ford GT was a retro tribute to the GT40 Le Mans racecar of the sixties, and achieved great success as an appreciating American exotic. In 2017, the Ford GT nameplate was once again revived in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Ford’s win at Le Mans in 1966, sporting more aggressive lines, butterfly doors, and a twin-turbo V6 engine producing 647hp —later increased to 660hp on 2020 and above models. A number of versions of this revived car were produced: a lightweight ‘Carbon Series’, a highly bespoke ‘Studio Edition, and a “Heritage” model in tribute to the GT40’s prototype car.
This stunning 2021 model, a brand-new Gulf-specification example, is finished in Liquid Blue Tri-Coat and is comes with select option 600A (‘Lightweight’), making it 40 pounds lighter than a standard Ford GT and saving considerable weight through the use of carbon fibre and titanium in the car’s construction. A delivery-mileage car, it has covered less than 50 kilometres from new.