Hotrod & Restoration

January/February '13

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"Finding a happy medium between modern and vintage was probably the hardest part of this build," says Engel. When Engel presented the car to his client in July 2012, Engel says he was thrilled. "The owner absolutely loved his car!" he says. "He was impressed that we combined all of his needs into one package." Classic Recreations will continue to offer the 1967 Shelby G.T.500CR convertible on its website. The company will build each car to order, and plans to offer a higher-performance model as well. The G.T.500CR 990S model will feature a 780-horsepower F1-R intercooled ProCharger supercharged engine, suspension and chassis upgrades, a 200-mph speedometer and a hand-stitched power top, to name a few of the many upgrades. Both versions will be offered in five different color combinations, as well as custom colors. All of Classic Recreations' 1967 Shelby G.T.500CR convertibles receive an official Shelby serial number, badges and a place on the official Shelby Worldwide Registry, said Engel. "People stare at this car," he said. "We have received many compliments for its fit and finish and design." HRR HRIA Business of the Year 2012 Manufacturer of the year 2012 First GPS sending unit for electronic speedometers Innovative new products Often imitated, never duplicated! Unmatched Dealer Support! Seminars & on-sight dealer visits to keep you informed about our products 30+ Trade shows per year to showcase new & current products & increase brand awareness Dedicated sales staff and technical support for all products we sell Quality American made products backed by our 5 year warranty Convenient order placement options (online, phone, fax) 1.800.575.0461 www.classicinstruments.com 826 Moll Drive, Boyne City, MI 49712 de in the USA Ma . n. Body Modifications: The shop performed a complete restoration on the original Mustang convertible, including media blasting, sheet metal replacement and custom bodywork. Authentic Carroll Shelby fiberglass enhancements were added to the exterior, including the front lip and brake cooling ducts. Sequential Shelby taillights were also added. e in Mic hig Mad a Quik-Link: 1-800-306-0133 ext. 12118 2013 January/February Hotrod & Restoration HRR_Jan/Feb13_Pages1-63.indd 35 35 1/25/13 3:16 PM

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