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More Details About That Awesome ‘Vicious’ Ford Mustang From SEMA

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Thanks to the good folks at Top Gear, we recently learned some additional details of that superb 1965 Ford Mustang named “Vicious” that Timeless Kustoms wheeled out for the 2016 SEMA Show, and we’re more than happy to share them with you.

For starters, Top Gear reports that Vicious started out a Ford Mustang coupe, not a fastback, and that sheet-metal shop Dynacorn was responsible for its transformation. That transformation also included a mini-tub with flared fenders and a rear diffuser à la Ferrari F430.

This custom Ford Mustang’s 5.1-liter “Aluminator” V8, meanwhile, has Shelby GT350 ported cylinder heads and a Boss 302 crankshaft. Internals from the camshafts to the pistons and connecting rods are custom, and a dry-sump lubrication system has been fitted. Vicious’ one-grand horsepower figure (on 93-octane fuel) has been reached thanks to a pair of Twin Precision turbochargers and a Magnuson TVS supercharger, along with some serious intercoolers, and a MoTeC engine-management system.

Poise? That’s a core tenet of Timeless Kustoms’ Ford Mustang, too, with Ridetech adjustable coilvers keeping all four tires applied. A C7 Corvette front clip from Art Morrison has been fitted up front, while the rear suspension is a multilink design. And speaking of tires, this Ford Mustang wears the same Kumho Ecsta rubber as those fitted to the legendary Dodge Viper ACR, surrounding 19-inch center-lock GT3C wheels from Forgeline. Brembo brakes – 6-piston front, 4-piston rear – provide the stopping power.

Timeless Kustoms’ Vicious 1965 Ford Mustang is easily one of the most memorable cars we’ve been introduced to for quite some time. It effectively nudges the bar higher for every pro-touring Ford Mustang to follow.

We can’t wait to see whether anyone can top it at next year’s SEMA Show.

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Written by Aaron Brzozowski

Aaron Brzozowski is a writer and motoring enthusiast from Detroit with an affinity for '80s German steel. He is not active on the Twitter these days, but you may send him a courier pigeon.

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