To honor the 1966 Ford GT light-weight experimental prototypes from Alan Mann Racing, Ford debuted the Ford GT Alan Mann Heritage Version. The limited-edition automobiles pays tribute to the position that the prototypes have performed and its influence on the historical past and improvement of the Ford GT.
It was in 1965-66 that Alan Mann Racing used lighter supplies to make the AM GT-1. Additionally they used the identical supplies on a second automotive that was primarily based on the GT Mk I. Each prototypes didn’t win any main races, however using the light-weight supplies was what prompted Ford to do the identical, which helped them win Le Mans in 1966 utilizing the GT Mk II.
Apart from the Alan Mann purple exterior end with gold graphics, the limited-edition GT was additionally given a twin over-the-roof racing stripe and Frozen White signature accent stripes. On the doorways, hood, and underside of the rear wing are white roundels with the quantity 16.
There are additionally quite a lot of gloss carbon fiber elements just like the 20-inch wheels, entrance splitter, mirrors, aspect sills, rear diffuser, and engine louvers. The Brembo® calipers are completed in black with purple graphics matched with black lug nuts to finish the trendy look.
Even the inside was given the carbon fiber theme and it may be seen on the door sills, console, and registers. The seats are additionally carbon fiber wrapped in Ebony Alcantara® with gold and purple accent stitching. Embossed on the seating surfaces and the top restraints is the GT emblem. The instrument panel was designed with Ebony leather-based and Alcantara, with the pillars and headliner additionally wrapped in Ebony Alcantara.
Matte carbon fiber registers, decrease A-pillars, console, and door sills are matched with Gold appliques on the door register bezels, instrument panel, and seat X-brace. Even the steering wheel was given the Ebony Alcantara remedy with black stitching accents. The twin-clutch paddle shifters have been designed in Alan Mann purple which completely matches the outside.
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