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Pick 6: Our Favorite Things for September

2018 Ford GT '67 Heritage Edition

2018 Ford GT '67 Heritage Edition

In each issue of Athlon Sports & Life, we pick six of our favorite things. They may be books, automobiles, games, gear, booze, apparel or whatever happens to be awesome. Here's what made our shortlist this month:

2018 Ford GT '67 Heritage Edition

First off…wow. To honor the GT40 Mark IV race car driven to victory by the all-American team of Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt at Le Mans in 1967, the automaker unveiled a new limited-edition Heritage theme.

2018 Ford GT '67 Heritage Edition

This beauty features a gloss-finish Race Red exterior with white stripes and exposed carbon package. Plus, it showcases an eye-catching frozen white No. 1 hood and door graphics, and 20-inch one-piece forged aluminum wheels in silver satin clearcoat with black lug nuts. Are you drooling yet? Red calipers and silver rearview mirror caps complete the look.

The interior offers new leather trimming for the carbon fiber seats, with red accent stitching, which carries over to the steering wheel. The seat belt webbing is now red and the paddle shifters are anodized gray. Satin dark stainless appliqués are used on the instrument panel, door register bezels and x-brace.

No official word yet on pricing (expect $500,000-plus), but just know that production will be limited and that unless you’re an eccentric billionaire or A-list celeb, you’ll have to admire it from afar. And we will. ford.com

Iron Man Kettlebell

Let’s face it, kettlebells—those giant blobs of heavy metal that are about as visually appealing as a trash can—have been in dire need of a facelift.

Iron Man Kettlebell

Fortunately, Onnit has teamed up with Marvel to add some form to the function of these tried-and-true muscle builders. Built to resemble the head of superhero icon Iron Man, these 40lb kettlebells will look great whether you’re hoisting them overhead or just resting them on the floor of your home gym. Now, go lift like a superhero! $120 onnit.com

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BodyGuardz Trainr Pro Case

If you’re like us, you work out with your iPhone. But finding a convenient way to access it and keep it from getting abused or broken is easier said than done. This sturdy case and strap were designed to solve that problem. The lightweight case absorbs and dissipates impact, while the sleek design keeps it from appearing as a bulky brick strapped to your arm. The strap itself is comfortable and provides a secure fit, even during hard runs or vigorous lifting. And yes, they already have them for the new iPhone 8. $50 bodyguardz.com

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