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New 2017 Ford to honor 1966 Le Mans victory

Seatbelts feature unique blue webbing

DEARBORN, Mich. – The all-new 2017 Ford GT will pay homage to a historic victory.

The Ford GT '66 will be available in a limited edition Heritage theme honoring the GT40 Mark II driven to victory by Bruce McLaren and Chris Amon at Le Mans in 1966. It will feature unique interior and exterior color themes as well as an exclusive wheel finish. 

"Celebrating the anniversary of Ford's historic victories at Le Mans has always been a part of the return of the Ford GT," Ford executive vice president Raj Nair said. "The 2017 Ford GT '66 Heritage Edition is a stunning tribute to the car that kicked off Ford's string of Le Mans victories in 1966."

Check below: Pictures of all-new 2017 Ford GT '66 

The interior of the limited edition model wraps the Ford GT carbon-fiber seats in Ebony leather as well as the instrument panel and shift paddles. The seatbelts feature a unique blue webbing and leather-wrapped steering wheel just like the 1966 race car.