Ringbrothers 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 UNKL Blows Up SEMA

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When Ringbrothers show up to SEMA, everyone knows something special is about to be unveiled. That was certainly the case a bit ago when Ringbrothers pulled the cover off the awesome Ringbrothers 1969 Mustang Mach 1 UNKL. To say the car is a one-of-a-kind would be a vast understatement. The car was designed with a widened body and unique race-inspired theme that makes the most of road and race tech in one car.

The Ringbrothers 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 UNKL has a massive engine under the hood with a 520 cubic-inch V8 built by Jon Kaase Boss, and it makes 700 horsepower. All that power goes to the rear wheels by a massaged Bowler 6-speed Tremec transmission and QA1 carbon-fiber driveshaft. UNKL exhales through a custom stainless-steel Flowmaster exhaust.

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The blue paint on the body of UNKL is a BASF color called Big Boss Blue. The body of the car was widened by an inch on each side to give it a more aggressive stance without giving up the looks of the classic Mustang. Ringbrothers used a mix of carbon fiber and steel panels that were tweaked by the shop. UNKL also has billet taillights, reshaped bumpers, and trim along with engine-bay accessories custom machined at Ringbrothers.

The “UNKL” name for the build comes from Ringbrothers’ owner, who had a close relationship with his uncle. The build is meant to pay tribute to the influence his uncle had on his passion for cars. The car has Detroit Speed Engineering’s Aluma-Frame front suspension with cast aluminum cradle, custom-tuned steering racks, tubular suspension arms, and custom adjustable RideTech coilovers.

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The rear has Detroit speed QUADRALink suspension and RideTech shocks. Each corner has Baer 6S Extreme calipers to bring the Mustang to a stop. The wheels are bespoke forged HRE units with Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires measuring 295/35R-19 front and 345/30R-20 rear. Inside UNKL is fitted with Recaro seats, plenty of billet, and some very cool custom gauges along with a Vintage Air AC system. Ford unveiled another cool car called Mustang Lithium not long ago.

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Written by Shane McGlaun

Shane is a car guy with a fondness for Mustangs and off-roading.

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