• Feb 27, 2008



Just two days ago, we reported that Unique Performance was in hot water. They had miserably failed to deliver hand-crafted continuation Shelby 427 GT500 "Super Snake" Mustangs to customers who had put up $7 million worth of deposits. Frustration grew to boiling anger when customers heard that the "skilled labor" had been supplemented by hardened criminals, and imperfections in each vehicle were being covered by nearly 13 gallons of Bondo body filler.

It has been a rough year for the management team at Unique Performance. Following a fallout with Carroll Shelby and a police raid, we're now learning that 25 felony cases have been prepared against company executives. Details haven't emerged, but we do know that investigators believe some of the inmates were illegally removing VIN numbers from the cars. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to realize that hiring cons to do criminal acts can land you in the slammer too. Unique, and ironic.

[Source: 67MustangBlog]



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      • 6 Years Ago
      this unique story gets better by the day lol.
      • 6 Years Ago
      What this story needs is some 7" LCD screens and a satellite dish.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Its a shame to see what looked like a successful company ending up like this. And all that bondo? I don't know why customers were complaining about Taiwan parts thats where most of the replacement parts come from Suck it up and move on. Its Taiwan or repair a tea bag. Anyway there is an alternative to Unique's car and way way cheaper. Ok so its fibreglass and not a real 'stang but if its just the look your after and you don't have a quarter of a million in the bank why not conscider this alternative.You could have this on the road for $50,000
      http://www.millautoconversions.com
      • 6 Years Ago
      this unique story gets better by the day lol.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Great job on the picture - its half the reason I visit this site!

      And yes, this story just gets better and better. Guess the hi-end, glorious performance world isn't too far removed from the used car lots of Anytown, USA
      • 6 Years Ago
      I hear that they'll have to post bondo pending trial.
      HotRodzNKustoms
      • 6 Years Ago
      Those in the know always knew that Unique was run by a bunch of dirt bags. I just never thought they were such dirt bags that they would be criminal. I can forgive them for the VIN fraud and that but to take $7M in deposits not deliver cars and to use Tijuana body shop techniques is the most criminal of all.
      • 6 Years Ago
      hmm no wonder why they were pushing it for Knight Rider.

      -_-;