Ford is putting the pedal to the metal for the 2017 Specialty Equipment Manufacturing Association (SEMA) Show, showcasing a lineup of souped-up Mustangs that it is calling, “The Magnificent Seven.” For a full list of each car’s special modifications, check out Ford’s press release here.
According to Jenn Banovetz with Ford Product Communications and Events, the cars were built by different shops in an attempt to create the “ultimate Mustang.” Ford’s 50-car display at SEMA the will be the largest among OEMs. The event is Oct. 26–Nov. 3 in Las Vegas.
2018 Ford Mustang Convertible created by MAD Industries
Base Vehicle: 2018 Mustang Convertible with 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine and 6-speed manual transmission.
According to Ford: “This 2018 Ford Mustang Convertible by MAD Industries enhances Mustang’s aggressive new look with dramatic eye appeal for a dynamic top-down adventure. This world-class luxury sports car is outfitted with staggered 20-inch Niche Staccato Wheels. APR Carbon Fiber Drag Wing provides the down force and aggressive look. A re-tuned 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine with Ford Performance intake and exhaust enhance power. Inside, the cockpit artfully blends white details from the exterior theme and Braum EliteX Series Racing bucket seats detailed in white stitching.”
2018 729 Wide-Body Mustang “TriAthlete” created by Roush Performance
Base Vehicle: 2018 Mustang Fastback with 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V-8 engine and 10-speed automatic transmission.
According to Ford: “This Roush 729 Mustang is a custom-built 729-hp Roush-supercharged widebody Mustang, with styling cues from the historic 1970 Boss 429. Finished in the commemorative hue of Ford’s Grabber Green, the Roush 729 features Roush’s all-new 2018 Mustang body kit in conjunction with a custom wide-body kit. The Roush 729 is equipped with various race-inspired carbon fiber parts and custom Vossen RVS forged wheels. Roush’s new supercharger sits atop the 5.0-liter engine, producing a staggering 729 horsepower.”
2018 Ford Mustang Fastback created by Tucci Hot Rods
Base Vehicle: 2018 Ford Mustang Fastback with 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V-8 engine and 10-speed automatic transmission.
According to Ford: “Reaching 200 mph is no easy feat. It’s a number that few people get to experience on land. This redesigned 2018 Mustang Fastback is a perfect starting point to reach our goal. Implementing aerodynamics, reducing drag and increasing power is the name of the game, and this Mustang will reach top speeds while the air conditioning is cranking.”
2018 Ford Mustang GT Convertible created by Speedkore Performance Group
Base Vehicle: 2018 Ford Mustang GT Convertible with 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V-8 engine and 10-speed automatic transmission.
According to Ford: “This 2018 Ford Mustang GT Convertible features the best of both worlds, with modern performance and powertrain options such as carbon fiber aero touches and updated suspension and powertrain enhancements. The classic American roadster theme is evoked with handmade trim, brushed aluminum accents, and an all-leather Bomber Brown interior. This striking automobile features a carbon fiber roll bar with aluminum trim. The Tonneau cover is a modern throwback to classic speedsters and racecars from the 1930s.”
2018 Ford Mustang Fastback created by DeBerti Design
Base Vehicle: 2018 Ford Mustang GT Fastback with 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V-8 engine and six-speed manual transmission.
According to Ford: “This DeBerti Design Mustang was designed by professional racer Brad Deberti, who brings a new level of modern muscle to a 2018 Ford Mustang GT outfitted with a Roush Supercharger. The body was widened to fit Mickey Thompson 18-inch wide rear tires. The hood was specially designed to tie in both old and new muscle. Looking at this Mustang from any direction brings out a feeling of what it would be like to go fast in style.”
2018 Ford Mustang Fastback created by Air Design
Base Vehicle: 2018 Ford Mustang Fastback with 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine and 10-speed automatic transmission.
According to Ford: “This 2018 Mustang Fastback styled by Air Design gives owners more ways to customize their Mustang. Backed by Air Design’s long history of innovative, easy-to-install sleek designs, the vehicle features pieces that are specifically designed and crafted for their interchangeability. The full body kit includes a front bumper replacement, side skirts, a rear lower skirt, fender vents, and aggressive rear wing, as well as Ford Licensed Accessories hood, window, and side scoops. “
2018 Ford Mustang Fastback created by DRAGG
Base Vehicle: 2018 Ford Mustang Fastback with 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine and six-speed manual transmission.
According to Ford: “Created by DRAGG—a non-profit youth-oriented automotive after-school program—this 2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost is a philanthropic speedster. DRAGG—Drag Racing Against Gangs and Graffiti—created a uniquely custom Guardian-themed police vehicle with this 2018 Ford Mustang EcoBoost, taking an ordinary street vehicle to an extraordinary one-of-a-kind, ecofriendly, custom-service vehicle with a global purpose. The Guardian Mustang symbolizes the commitment of the police to the communities they serve.”