LMC is very proud to offer for sale this 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback Resto-Mod
Ford introduced the Fastback version of the popular Mustang in August 1964. It traded conventional trunk space for increased interior volume and gave the car lines similar to the Corvette and some European sports cars. The car was received with praise as it introduced a racing disposition to the Mustang line and even served as the basis for Carroll Shelby to build his GT350s. Today, Fastback Mustang’s serve as a very popular platform for Hot Rodders to improve on the performance and styling offered from the factory.
This 1965 Ford Mustang RestoMod is a full custom one off build and has been featured in several magazines such as “Modified Mustangs and Fords.” As well previously featured at the world renowned SEMA show. It also won the coveted Lingenfelter Performance and Design Challenge at the Optima Ultimate Streetcar Challenge Invitational in Las Vegas, NV. Further validating its performance capability, this Mustang has run over 200mph at the Texas Mile which is a truly amazing feat. The full custom fab/build features a complete tubular chassis, custom suspension, a monstrous Roush 427 CI V-8 and plenty of other custom and personalized components.
The exterior of the car is finished with eye-catching White with Black and Red stripes. Underneath that beautiful paint are over a 1,000 hours just in subtle metal work including a custom front valance, fender arches, rear quarter vents, tucked and shaved bumpers and a raked windshield. The end result is a beautiful modern shape with cleaner lines than original and yet still is unmistakably a Mustang. The lowered stance of the custom 1965 RestoMod is complemented by the 18x8 and 20x10 Billet Specialties wheels wrapped with BF Goodrich G-Force tires. The interior features personalized diamond-stitched red and black leather upholstery with a matching custom console, steering wheel and a custom gauge cluster. The center of the dash is fitted with a Alpine Double Din and below that is an electronic touchscreen that controls the power windows, headlights, hazards lights and more. Also it can be switched to be used as gauges showing engine parameters. The driver is kept pinned to the seat by Crow harnesses and is protected by a six-point roll-bar system.
Under the hood hides a monstrous 427IR Roush Performance engine topped with an electronic fuel-injection system and eight-stack induction ports that peek through the hood. The Roush power plant features an iron block with 4-bolt mains, a forged steel crankshaft, forged steel H-beam connecting rods, forged aluminum pistons, a Roush hydraulic roller camshaft and a custom 3-inch exhaust featuring coffin mufflers. Power is sent to the rear tires through a Richmond 5-speed manual transmission controlled by a McLeod clutch, limited-slip differential and a Moser 9-inch rear end that has been narrowed 5 inches. The tubular chassis is fitted in the front with independent front suspension featuring Aldan coilovers, and in the rear, a Moser triangulated 4-link suspension system with Aldan coilovers. Wilwood disc brakes feature 6-piston front and 4-piston rear calipers to clamp down on the 14-inch rotors hidden behind all four wheels.
Designed, fabricated and built with cost is no object, has made this truly one of a kind Mustang a reality. This is a top-quality Pro-Touring machine that is offered at a fraction of its original build cost.