Tuesday, March 21

Chicago Motor Show: Ford Shows Final Edition of GT | Digital Trends Spanish

2022 marks the final year of the spectacular Ford GT, whose production has already seen several commemorative special editions. To mark the passage of the supercar into the history of the automobile, Ford has just revealed the edition of the Ford GT Alan Mann Heritage Edition 2022.

The model pays homage to a pair of lightweight prototypes of the original GT40 Mk I from 1966 created by Alan Mann Racing. Ford explains that while none of the prototypes ended up winning any major races, the philosophy that led them to create a lightweight version of the GT40 was the inspiration behind the creation of the GT 40 Mk IIs that took the top three places in the races. 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.

Ford chose as the livery model for its GT Alan Mann Heritage Edition 2022, the livery used on one of the Alan Mann Racing prototypes. The car uses the same shade of red as the original AM GT-1 prototype with dual gold racing stripes running the length of the car and displays white accents on the hood, front fender and rear wing. A FORD sign can also be seen in gold lettering on a white background just in front of the rear wheels and uses the same number 16 that the AM GT-1 competed with on the hood, doors and rear wing.

Inside, the carbon fiber-framed seats are upholstered in Alcantara with red and gold stitching, and gold appliqués can be seen throughout the interior. The paddle shifters are the same red color as the exterior.

As with other GT models, unpainted carbon fiber can be seen on both the bodywork and cabin and 20-inch wheels through which black Brembo brake calipers with red accents can be seen.

Ford didn’t say how many Alan Mann Heritage Edition 2022 GTs will be built or how much it will cost, but it will certainly exceed the $500,000 regular GT starting price. The Alan Mann Heritage Edition will be the latest in several commemorative editions of the stunning Ford GT that celebrate various milestones in the history of the 1960s Ford GT-40.

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