If you like the classic lines of the 1960s Mustang but prefer the amenities of a modern car, then you'll definitely want to check out this unique pony car. Built by 23-year-old Johnny "Sparks", this 2011 Ford Mustang GT has been fitted with body panels from the 1968 and 1969 model years for a very unique look. Of course, the body panels weren't an exact fit so most of the panels had to be lengthened, widened or stretched to fit over the chassis. Some parts, like the front portion of the hood, had to be completely built from scratch. The result looks better than you might think, with the lines of the car flowing together quite well.

In addition to the new body panels, the car has also been fitted with a variety of modifications including a full exhaust system, cold-air intake and 20-inch wheels and tires. Finally, the car has been finished off in a matte red paint with black graphics.

You can get a closer look at the re-skinned Mustang in the gallery above.


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      The Angry Intern
      • 3 Years Ago
      Wow, so much hate for this. Personally, I love it. I would buy one if it was available. I don't care for the color much, but I like the matte-look.
      Clarke Bouma
      • 3 Years Ago
      Complete with 60's panel gaps :(
      AcidTonic
      • 3 Years Ago
      I actually like this for some reason. Probably because I see Mustang 5.0's on every corner and this one is different. Not a bad job for someone who is 23.....
      willyk52
      • 3 Years Ago
      Well, 23 year old Johnny "sparks" seems like a guy to watch. What i see is a guy with good imagination, good skills and a limited budget. A lot of the design choices seem driven by utilizing as much existing car as possible (headlights for example) to maintain function and limit engineering and fabrication costs. I'm guessing this was pretty much a one-man project and he did not have a full service design and fabrication shop at his disposal. So, for what he did with what he had to work with, bravo. (that being said, a 1966 style faux louver over the rear side windows would go a long way..)
      slayerdarkcross
      • 3 Years Ago
      The general concept is there but it just seems that they need to refine it a bit more. It just looks like the vehicle is stuck between full retro and the stock car . The biggest issue here is the bits that make it recognizable as a modern mustang seem forced. I think the back end looks pretty good, the side profile is alright and I greatly dislike the front. I can forgive the panel gaps and such as it seems to be a work in progress still.
      Making11s
      • 3 Years Ago
      I like the idea behind it but not the execution. For me, it's an almost.
      ss1591
      • 3 Years Ago
      I would love to buy some of these parts to put on my 2006! For a 23 year old with limited funds and equipment he did a great job, I am not a fan of the color or paint but if you are painting in a open area then matt is the way to go. If he wanted chrome bumpers he could have used the ones available for the 2005-1010 model and made those fit.
      lorenzo
      • 3 Years Ago
      back a\end a little wonky strange to see that interior in that skin
      Mopar Collin
      • 3 Years Ago
      I like it over all, but the stock mirrors need to go. Completely ruins the effect.
      cdwrx
      • 3 Years Ago
      Great profile, but it all falls apart at the front and back. Those headlights are just shoved in there, the back valance doesn't terminate cleanly, and the rear side windows are a joke. The paint makes it look like Adobe, the little car made out of clay. Nice proof of concept that's nowhere near ready for prime time.
      BLUESLATE
      • 3 Years Ago
      With all that work on the car and they decided to put a re-painted caliper cover from eBay? Seriously?
      WillieD
      • 3 Years Ago
      The biggest turn off for me are the wheels, but otherwise it's pretty cool.
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