, 2022-12-15 07:01:00,
Ford seems to really embrace the limited editions of the GT. There’s the ’66 Heritage Edition, ’67 Heritage Edition, ’68 Gulf Livery Heritage Edition, ’69 Gulf Livery Heritage Edition, ’66 Daytona Heritage Edition, ’64 Prototype Heritage Edition, Alan Mann Heritage Edition and the Holman Moody Heritage Edition. They really love their racing history.
But they didn’t stop at making special liveries for the base-spec GT models. In 2019, they released the Ford GT Mk II, which back then was the epitome of performance for the Blue Oval’s line-up.
Ford’s First Track-Only Weapon, The GT MkII
On July, 4, 2019, the Americans had a few launch events at the premier automotive festival of the UK – the Goodwood Festival of Speed. De Tomaso unveiled the P72, and Ford was ready to launch the track-only GT MkII. This 700-hp beast was actually built in partnership with Multimatic, a Canadian parts and solution supplier to the automotive industry, including motorsport. The motorsport experience Ford gained from participating in both the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship was usefully put in practice to essentially produce a race car without rules.
Ford commissioned Multimatic to handle the build and sale of the cars, and a total of 45 units got sold, costing $1.2 million each at launch. The Ford GT MkII shares the same 3.5-liter EcoBoost turbocharged V6 with the road-going GT, but it produces…
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