The Ford GT leaves the scene with the LM Edition

La Ford GT esce di scena con la LM Edition 

DOUBLE PARTY BEFORE RETIREMENT – The Ford GT prepares to leave the scene, and does it in style. The model that five years ago had picked up the baton of the first modern generation of the famous supercar of the blue oval, the one produced between 2002 and 2006, ends its life cycle with a limited series that celebrates the victory of the Detroit giant in the category. GT to the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2016 and the legendary hat-trick scored against the bitter rival Ferrari in the historic 1966 edition. Ford GT LM Edition will be produced in only 20 units, with deliveries scheduled for this autumn.

HAS ADDED THE COLORS OF SUCCESS – The Ford GT LM Edition it recalls in all respects the racing car number 68 with which Sébastien Bourdais, Joey Hand and Dirk Müller conquered the top step of the podium in the 84th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Starting with the livery: lacquered with a liquid silver effect, the carbon fiber bodywork in the lower parts can be finished in blue or red, the main colors of the car with which in 2016 Ford won the most famous endurance race in the world. world. The same colors can be applied to the inserts of the alloy wheels, which are also made of carbon. Specific to the model, the two guns of the exhaust system are 3D printed titanium.

DIFFERENT SEATS – The Ford GT LM Edition it is also unique inside. The special layout of the passenger compartment with two dry seats provides two different colors for the seats, both covered in Alcantara: at the customer’s choice, that of the driver can be red or blue, while that of the passenger is ebony (like the upholstery of the pillars and the headliner), with contrasting stitching in the same color as the driver’s seat. A clear racing accent is given by the carbon fiber inserts on the console, on the air conditioning vents and in the lower part of the front pillars.

STAR DUST – To greet the departure of its supercar in the best possible way, Ford found a romantic and original idea, ensuring that the link between the last special series of the model and the racing cars that inspired it was not only “platonic “. On each of the 20 specimens of the Ford GT LM Editionin fact, the Detroit manufacturer has decided to add a piece of the DNA of the third-placed car in the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans. How? Using the powder obtained from the crumbling of the racing car’s crankshaft, which was dismantled and put aside at the end of the race, to make the identification plate affixed to the dashboard.

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