Tag Archives: Modified

Camaro edges out Mustang to be voted 2017 SEMA show’s hottest coupe

The Ford Mustang may have just been updated but that didn't help it in the voting for the coveted Hottest Coupe award at this week's 2017 SEMA show. Instead, the title went to the Mustang's arch rival, the Chevrolet Camaro. The winner was voted in by the more than 2,400 aftermarket firms displaying products at the show. It's an...

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Watch how a Ford Crown Vic is transformed into a General Lee Dodge Charger

This bright orange Dodge Charger sure looks like the General Lee from the iconic "Dukes of Hazard" TV show, doesn't it? Actually, it's not even close. That's because car is really a fairly common Ford Crown Victoria, specifically, a decommissioned police interceptor. Smith Brothers Restoration is responsible for the Crown Vic turned General Lee (is that...

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SpeedKore shows Robert Downey Jr.’s custom Mustang Boss 302 at SEMA

Robert Downey Jr., perhaps best known for his leading role as Tony Stark, also known as Iron Man, has exquisite taste in classic muscle cars. Why? SpeedKore built this tastefully modified 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 with Downey Jr.'s guidance along the way. The company took to this week's 2017 SEMA show to debut the classic muscle car, and it says the actor...

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Supercharged Chevrolet Silverado performance concept sports over 450 HP

Chevrolet wasn't short on pickup truck concepts at the SEMA show this year, which probably has something to do with marque's pickup truck centennial. The bowtie brand brought a little something for everyone, including a supercharged Chevrolet Silverado. Although the Silverado performance concept packs the same 5.3-liter V-8 found in standard versions of the...

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Ringbrothers reveals 1969 Dodge Charger with proper hot rod proportions

Ringbrothers stole the spotlight with its Hellcat-powered AMC Javelin, but it also debuted another Mopar machine at the 2017 SEMA show and this one is just as mean looking. Signifying the Spring Green, Wisconsin company's first-ever Mopar build is a 1969 Dodge Charger dubbed the Defector. The custom shop arguably didn't pour as much attention into the 1969...

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Prepare to drool: wide-body Kia Stinger debuts at SEMA

Kia has just taken the covers off one very sexy Stinger sedan. The car made its debut on Tuesday at the 2017 SEMA show where a handful of tuning firms showed off potential upgrades for the car. Courtesy of the folks at West Coast Customs, this particular Stinger has donned some irresistibly wide haunches. Adding to the toughness is lowered suspension, gloss...

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1,100-horsepower AMC Javelin by Ringbrothers debuts at SEMA

Ringbrothers out of Spring Green, Wisconsin is back with another wild build that was unveiled on Tuesday at the 2017 SEMA show. The car is a 1972 AMC Javelin AMX that's been hit up with a Hellcat engine transplant. However, the 6.2-liter supercharged V-8's 707 horsepower didn't suffice so Ringbrothers swapped out the stock supercharger for...

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Carbon fiber-bodied Dodge Demon coming to 2017 SEMA show

The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon may be one powerful muscle car, but it's not exactly the lightest performer. In fact, it weighs more than 4,000 pounds. The car relies on its massive power figures to check off multiple production-car firsts. But, what if owners want to shed some of the extra bulk? SpeedKore has a solution it plans to show at the 2017...

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Ringbrothers to debut Hellcat-powered AMC Javelin at SEMA

Ringbrothers will take to the 2017 SEMA show to showcase a trio of wild custom cars, but we think one of them, in particular, will be a real crowd pleaser. That's because anything with a 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 known as the Hellcat is always awesome. The Wisconsin-based shop plans to debut a Hellcat-powered 1972 AMC Javelin, which it calls Defiant! It's...

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