- Ringbrothers, a custom car shop, showcased a unique 1965 Ford Mustang convertible named UNCAGED at the 2023 SEMA show, featuring modern design while preserving classic elements.
- The Mustang underwent extensive exterior restyling, including widening the body, creating new parts like taillights and emblems, and integrating a 460-horsepower Ford Performance 5.0-liter Coyote V8 engine.
- The car boasts a deep burgundy BASF Glasurit paint job and chrome/stainless steel trim treated with titanium-colored Cerakote finish.
- Chassis enhancements involved integrating custom bodywork onto a Roadster Shop FAST TRACK chassis, incorporating Penske Racing Shocks coilovers, independent rear suspension, Baer brakes, and Continental tires on 18-inch wheels.
- The interior, designed by Sean Smith, features Dakota Digital custom instrumentation and a steering wheel inspired by the original Mustang design.
- The Ringbrothers team dedicated over 4,000 hours to this project, drawing from their prior experience with the CAGED Mustang.
- The UNCAGED Mustang blends classic styling cues with modern design, representing a comprehensive restyling and modernization of the iconic pony car.
- The project emphasizes the fusion of timeless proportions with contemporary elements, creating a distinctive and appealing vehicle for the modern era.
- The Mustang's exterior modifications, chassis upgrades, and refined interior design reflect meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail.
- The UNCAGED Mustang's debut at SEMA 2023 marks a significant milestone in the evolution of classic car restyling, showcasing Ringbrothers' expertise and innovative approach.
The Ringbrothers custom car shop has created a one-of-a-kind 1965 Ford Mustang convertible called UNCAGED that debuted at the 2023 SEMA show. This Mustang represents a thorough reimagining of the iconic pony car's design while retaining its most classic styling cues.
Highlights of the 1965 Mustang Convertible Exterior Restyling
The Ringbrothers team started with an original 1965 Mustang convertible body and chassis. They subtly widened the body by one inch on both sides and created entirely new parts like the taillights, side scoops, and running horse emblems while maintaining the Mustang's timeless proportions. The fenders blend seamlessly with lowered and extended rocker panels. Up front, a tucked front bumper integrates with the fully custom front valance.
The Mustang wears a deep burgundy BASF Glasurit paint job. All chrome and stainless steel trim has been treated with a titanium-col