WCF reader Yasid Oozeear of YasidDESIGN has envisioned the new Ford GT in the classic Gulf livery.

WCF reader Yasid Oozeear of YasidDESIGN has envisioned the new Ford GT in the classic Gulf livery.

It would make sense to see the Gulf livery on the all-new Ford GT as it would be a great way to remember Ford's triumph at Le Mans in 1968 and 1969. Ford did offer a similar paint scheme on the 2006 GT Heritage Edition which had a Heritage Blue with Epic Orange-striped exterior. Porsche did just about the same thing by providing an optional Martini livery for its sold-out 918 Spyder as a connection to the Porsche 917 Martini Racing which won at Le Mans in 1971.

Getting back to the 2017 Ford GT, it's currently on display in Detroit at the North American International Auto Show with a lovely shade of blue which Ford calls "Liquid Blue." The bad news is that it will not be offered on the production car as the company says it's a multi-layer showcar paint only. While in the past some of their show car paints were eventually used on production cars, at the moment Ford doesn't have any plans to allow customers to choose Liquid Blue for the new GT which will enter production late 2016.

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