At the forefront of automotive customizations, Ringbrothers unveiled its latest project, a 1965 Ford Mustang, at the 2023 SEMA show in Las Vegas. This Wisconsin-based outfit is celebrated for its bespoke muscle cars, and their presence at SEMA comes as no expectation to enthusiasts.
Dubbed ‘Uncaged’, this vehicle is a transformed 1965 Mustang convertible, succeeding the company’s previous SEMA exhibit, ‘Caged’. The highlight of this creation is its broadened bodywork, meticulously crafted to ensure a smooth, integrated appearance that enhances the car’s classic silhouette.
Detailed Examination of the Ford Mustang’s Modifications
The ‘Uncaged’ model exhibits a comprehensive customization with every body panel refined to complement the enlarged frame, widening the car by approximately two inches overall. The only component retained from the original Mustang is the wheel center caps, emphasizing the extent of the transformation. Even quintessential Mustang features like the taillight bezels and the iconic horse emblem have been re-envisioned to align with the car’s expanded dimensions.
Beyond the visible changes, the ‘Uncaged’ model boasts bespoke underpinnings, including a tailored chassis and floor pans. The suspension system has been overhauled with Penske Racing Shocks RS Edition coilovers at both ends and a modern independent rear suspension setup. EVOD Industries supplied the 18-inch wheels that echo the traditional Mustang Rally wheel design, fitted with premium Continental tires. For stopping power, Baer brakes with six-piston calipers and substantial 14-inch rotors are employed at both the front and rear.
The Engine and Interior of the Ringbrothers 1965 Mustang Convertible
Under the hood lies the contemporary Mustang’s revered 5.0-liter Coyote V-8, calibrated to produce 460 horsepower directed to the rear wheels through a 10-speed automatic gearbox.
Interior craftsmanship was