Driving a basic automotive, even when it’s nicely maintained, comes with the priority that one thing will go improper, particularly if pushed with enthusiasm.
A copy automotive, nevertheless, affords the entire seems to be and reversion with out the concern that accompanies flogging one thing constructed over 50 years in the past.
Enter Revology Automobiles and their upcoming 1967 Shelby GT500 copy for the 2017 SEMA present in Las Vegas, Nevada. It’s a muscle automotive within the truest sense with a supercharged 5.Zero-liter RSC V-Eight engine that churns out a considerable 600 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque.
The engine is derived from Ford’s DOHC Ti-VCT ‘Coyote’ motor discovered within the present technology Mustang GT. Shelby licenses the copy as nicely–so it carries the authenticity different facsimiles could lack.
Tom Scarpello is president of Revology Automobiles and he stresses the on a regular basis livability of this mannequin that units it aside from the unique basic that bears the identical title.
“That is the basic muscle automotive formulation—an immensely highly effective engine in a comparatively light-weight automotive—taken to the subsequent degree,” says Scarpello.
“It isn’t solely quick, it additionally stops and turns like a sports activities automotive and is civilized sufficient to be pushed each day.”
The complete particulars haven’t been launched but, however from the prevailing 1967 GT500 listed on Revology Automobiles’ web site, anticipate different no less than equal to a Tremec T-56 shut ration guide transmission, disc brakes throughout, and energy steering. An authentic mannequin and nicely preserved engine bay will be seen within the photographs above.
We’ll get our in-person first have a look at Revology’s copy Mustang at SEMA after it debuts on October 31st.