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Restomod 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1 by Chip Foose

Since 1965, the Mustang is the most famous pony muscle cars ever built, and it is the most recognizable American car worldwide. However, not all the models are so popular and desirable. For example, this 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1 is one of the ugliest models ever, but this particular one is a little bit different. The world famous custom car designer Chip Foose has designed it, and it has been fused with the modern 2011 GT Mustang.

Restomod 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1 by Chip Foose back

This custom 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1 had his first appearance at this year’s SEMA motor show in Las Vegas, which of course drew a lot of attention. The exterior has kept the original design, except the modern Foose wheels, but the interior has been completely transplanted from the 2011 Mustang GT. Nevertheless, this mustang looks awesome in every aspect.

Restomod 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1 by Chip Foose interior

From the technical point of view: Under the hood, there is a modern naturally aspirated Ford 5.0 liter, 302 cubic-inch small-block Coyote 32V Ti-VCT V8 engine. This engine is factory rated at 412 horsepower and 390 lb.-ft. of torque. In addition, the rest of the Driveline is from the same 2011 Mustang GT. However, this Foose Mustang will remain and will be remembered as one of the most beautiful restomod ’71 Mustang ever.

Restomod 1971 Ford Mustang Mach 1 by Chip Foose engine

 


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