Ford’s 2013 Mustangs take SEMA Show with Superchargers, Big Wheels/Tires

By now, everyone’s well aware that this week is the Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas, which means that every major manufacturer is showing off crazy customized versions of its production cars. Ford’s Mustang is no stranger to customization, so it comes as no surprise that Ford is debuting four pimped-out ponycars in Vegas today.

For Mustang fans who aren’t skilled with a clutch pedal and stick shift but still want neck-snapping performance, DSO Eyewear sponsored this high-power black-and-white coupe. Based on the 2013 Mustang GT with a 5.0-liter V-8 and a six-speed automatic, DSO’s industrious upgraders added a twin-screw Whipple supercharger and intercooler, boosting final power output to 750 horsepower. That power is sent to the rear wheels, which are (obviously) shod in giant wheels (black and white) and tires. There’s a 3dCarbon body kit to give the car a more aggressive stance, an ear-injuring Rockford Fosgate audio system, and a slick black and white paintjob to complete the package (white on the body panels, black on the center of the hood and roof pillars).

If you prefer to drive stick, there are still three other choices. Ringbrothers took a 2013 GT coupe and added a supercharger and big wheels, but also upgraded the suspension. To make sure the shiny silver Mustang stops as well as it goes, Ringbrothers added bigger brakes to match the huge, well-filling wheel/tire package.

The engineers at Stitchcraft focused more on the Mustang’s interior, adding swaths of what appears to be leather to the interior trim and seats of a 2013 Mustang V-6 convertible. Then again, Stitchcraft realized that a custom Mustang would be nothing without more power, so it added a Flowmaster exhaust system and nitrous injection, then added both a Hotchkiss coil-over suspension and a Wilwood brake package.

The teams at Mothers, Autosport Dynamics, and RTR decided to go all out with their SEMA car, however, making what looks like a crazier Boss 302. The look comes from an RTR carbon-fiber body kit with an aggressive front splitter, a “track-ready” suspension (likely adjustable dampers and stiffer springs), big wheels and tires (with flared fenders to match), and unnamed engine upgrades that take the 5.0-liter V-8’s power output up to 650 horsepower. On the inside, the Mustang wears Sparco seats with custom upholstery; on the outside, Mothers gave the Mustang a red paintjob with a pair of black stripes.

All four Mustangs are currently on the floor–alongside Ford Focus STs, Fusions, and F-150s–in Las Vegas.

Source: Ford

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