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Ringbrothers' SEMA builds are just excellent

American tuner takes Camaro and Mustang to SEMA. Which one would you have?

Published: 07 Nov 2019

Ringbrothers tend not to do things by halves. Just look at their latest two creations, on display this week at the SEMA show in Las Vegas.

First is a ’69 Mustang Mach 1 nicknamed “UNKL”, as it pays tribute to Ringbrothers owner’s own uncle. It’s powered by a 520-cubic-inch (that’s 8.5-litres for all you Europeans) Jon Kaase Boss engine making 700 horsepower, which sends its power via a carbon driveshaft to 20-inch HRE wheels, shod with vast 345-section Michelin tyres. A custom stainless steel exhaust makes all the lovely burbly noises, while adjustable coilover suspension and massive brakes mean it ought to handle and stop as well as it goes.

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Ringbrothers also extended the Mustang’s body, which is made from a mix of carbon and steel, by an inch on either side, giving it a bit more stance while retaining a somewhat original look. The paintwork is ‘Big Boss Blue’, while the livery is said to serve a purpose – Ringbrothers say this car will actually be used in anger on track.

The Camaro is possibly even more outrageous. Called the “VALKYRJA” – the old Norse spelling of Valkyrie – and powered by an 890bhp supercharged V8, it features many high-tech components. 3D scanning, CAD, 3D printing and CNC machining were all used to produce various components.

It was commissioned by a Belgian, who will take delivery after SEMA. Which one’s your favourite?

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