This 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 underwent a small update by Ringbrothers, a US preparation company. Result: a look of hell and 710 horsepower under the hood.
The most emblematic comes back in force. The 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 is one of the most famous muscle cars. Ringbrothers engineers and mechanics have also used it as a basis for their latest production.
Named UNKL, this unique model has a body kit type “Widebody” (+ 25 mm on each side). It’s a subtle change, but according to Ringbrothers, “it gives the car a more aggressive attitude without compromising the classic look . “
In addition to being wider, the car was equipped with modified bumpers, a reworked front blade and other aerodynamic appendages. The vehicle also features custom paint and a “blend of carbon fiber and steel panels”. Finally, the 19 and 20-inch HRE wheels are fitted with Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires : perfect for tearing off the macadam.
The unique style of this 1969 Ford Mustang continues in the cabin : the custom interior plunges us into a radically sporty atmosphere. Recaro seats, a Momo steering wheel and many Classic Instruments gauges. Pilots who pass behind the wheel will also find a dashboard filled with needle dials and an infotainment system.
Under the hood, because the difference is also there, a huge 8.5-liter V8 engine from Jon Kaase Boss . It is an atmospheric block that develops 710 horses .
The engine is paired with a six-speed manual transmission that redirects power to the rear wheels via a carbon fiber drive shaft . This out-of-specification Mustang also features a Flowmaster stainless steel exhaust, a front suspension from Detroit Speed Engineering and front and rear stabilizer bars, specially developed for this Mach 1. Mustang. it’s a QUADRALink suspension with RideTech shocks.
In short, you’ll understand, this Mustang has nothing to do with the collector car it was before going through the workshops of Ringbrothers. Nevertheless the aficionados of the neo-retro look will find this splendid racing car.