Ford GT LM Edition 2022: A tribute to the only US victory at Le Mans

Ford GT LM Edition 2022: A tribute to the only US victory at Le Mans

A single super sports car from the United States has been able to triunfar in Le MansTherefore, Ford has decided to pay a heartfelt tribute to this feat by presenting the new Ford GT LM Edition 2022.

“With innovative materials, design and engineering, the Ford GT is unlike any other production supercar. As we close this chapter of the Ford GT road racer, the GT LM Edition gave us the opportunity to inject even more heart and soul of a race car that finished on the podium, furthering the tribute to our victory at Le Mans 2016.”said Mark Rushbrook, global director of Ford Performance Motorsports, through an official statement.

The delivery of this car will begin in the fall of this year while production will end at the end of 2022. Aesthetically, car features red or blue design accents with the particularity of including an exterior treatment of carbon fiber tinted in said colors (to choose), in addition to a driver’s seat in the corresponding color.

The 2022 Ford GT LM also honors the effort of the Ford Chip Ganassi team that transformed the car into a Le Mans winner in just over a year (395 days). Credit: Ford Motor Company

The same way, highlight unique 3D printed elements, including a bespoke alloy badge located on the instrument panel. Now, the particularity of this piece lies in being made with the 2016 Ford GT Le Mans engine crankshaft who ranked third in the competition.

History of ford

The Ford GT LM Edition 2022 adds to a history of great tributes and tributes, specifically 10, as part of emblematic moments of this supercar in the history of motorsports.

Dicho modelo se une al Ford GT Gulf Livery Heritage Edition 2006, Ford GT ’66 Heritage Edition 2017, Ford GT ’67 Heritage Edition 2018, Ford GT ’68 Gulf Livery Heritage Edition 2019, Ford GT ’69 Gulf Livery Heritage Edition 2020, Ford GT ’66 Daytona Heritage Edition 2021, Ford GT ’64 Prototype Heritage Edition 2022, Ford GT Alan Mann Heritage Edition 2022 y Ford GT Holman Moody Heritage Edition 2022.

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