Ford Motor Co.'s (F - Get Report) GT is an iconic American muscle car, hearkening back to a time when American sports cars were respected worldwide. 

The zenith of that era occurred in 1967 when Ford's GT beat Ferrari NV (RACE - Get Report) at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Now 50 years later, Ford is introducing a special edition GT that should look familiar to racing fans who know its history. 

Ford GT was #1 in 1967.
Ford GT was #1 in 1967.

The car features a gloss finish race red exterior and leather trimming with red accent stitching on the interior. 

Leather trimmed interior.
Leather trimmed interior.

Ford will be selling limited quantities of the vehicle during the 2018 model year.