A grand interlude in Ford Motor Company performance history is coming to a conclusion, as Ford prepares to mark the final special edition of its current, roadgoing generation of the Ford GT supercar. With production coming to a close by the end of 2022, Ford chose a glorious achievement as the theme for the final GT special edition, which viscerally honors the GT’s overall win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2015. That near-sweep of the podium had the added distinction of Ford’s partner, Chip Ganassi Racing, turning the GT from a road concept to a Le Mans winner in just 395 days.
The 2022 Ford GT LM Edition, as it’s being officially called, will be limited to just 20 copies worldwide as Ford GT production concludes. These cars are all about recalling milestones, which Ford has accomplished uniquely with this car: Following the 2016 race, the engine was pulled from the winning car and saved before being disassembled and having its crankshaft ground into a fine powder, which was in turn used to cast the special interior badges that will grace the dashboard of each LM Edition.