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132161 / 2006 Ford GT "Heritage Edition"

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of that first victory, Ford rolled out the 2006 Ford GT "Heritage" edition which commemorates the JW Automotive/American Gulf Oil-sponsored Le Mans-winning Ford GT racer (and added a tidy $13000 to the cars bottom line). The Heritage Blue and Epic Orange paint scheme recalls those Gulf Oil-sponsored Ford GT40s of the '60s, and looks unique on the streets today. Only 343 units were produced under production code GL PO, making this 2006 GT Heritage the one to own for posterity. Not only is the Ford GT an homage to a great chapter in racing history, but for the true fan, the only one to own is one wearing Gulf livery. In addition, this one is equipped with every single option available in 2006 and has been driven just 409 miles since new. For all intents and purposes, this car can be considered a new vehicle. Mechanically, the Heritage editions are identical to the other Ford GTs, which is definitely a good thing. With 550 horsepower on tap from a 5.4 liter DOHC supercharged V8, this car is every bit a match for its competition. Ford engineers knew that their GT would be a showpiece, and designed the engine bay to be not only functional, but beautiful as well. The aluminum space frame is exposed and finished to show standards, with a uniform finish and nicely done welds. The supercharged engine features Ford Blue valve covers with "Powered by Ford" emblems, just like the originals. Each hand-built engine also features a small plaque signed ...

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