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StangNet.com is putting the finishing touches on its latest project car, and it's a doozy. Of course it's a Mustang, a modified GT500 to be exact. Teaming up with Classic Design Concepts, a mini-automaker all its own, takes the StangNet GT500 to a place average tuners would usually fear to tread.

For starters, the StangNet GT500 sports CDC's Glassback roof, which looks like a painted piece of sheetmetal from a distance, but upon closer inspection reveals itself as perforated metal that allows occupants inside the car to see right through the roof. The car also sports a custom made ducktail spoiler, new lower front grille/spoiler, body-colored mirrors, MY2008 HID headlamps, louvered scoops over the quarter windows and a hand-painted pair of blue racing stripes.

The car's performance has been enhanced with a new suspension from Steeda, functional brake ducts in place of the standard GT500's foglamps, CCW SP20 19-inch wheels (deep dish in the rear) wrapped in BFGs, and a Magnaflow catback exhaust coupled to an MRT H-pipe. The interior is largely unaltered so far, save for the addition of a Ford GT push button start system.

The car will be present at the Mid-America Ford Performance and Shelby Meet in Tulsa, OK around mid-June. Come November it will also appear at the SEMA show in Las Vegas where we'll likely see additional modifications made for the big show.

[Source: StangNet.com]



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      • 8 Years Ago
      "upon closer inspection reveals itself as perforated metal"

      Really? looks like perforated vinyl to me, same stuff they use for ad wraps on buses and promotional vehicles.

      I could be wrong but I dont think that perforated metal would do very well directly on top of glass.

      I couldnt find any specific info on Stangnet.com so I hope that Autoblog didnt just make this part up.
        • 8 Years Ago
        My thoughts exactly. I'd expect flexing to scratch the hell out of the glass if it were perforated metal.

        It's probably the best tunerfied 'stang I've seen in a while.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Latest info can be found here: http://www.stangnet.com/GT500-Project.html
      • 8 Years Ago
      It is a duesey indeed.

      Not a "doozy."
      • 8 Years Ago
      Tastefully done, but you can kiss the front nose/spoiler gone in one week's worth of real-world driving.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Yawn!
        • 8 Years Ago
        Slow news day = story about new tuner Mustang