1969 Dodge Charger by Ringbrothers

1969 Dodge Charger “Defector” by Ringbrothers

Holly Battle

“Defector” the 1969 Dodge Charger by Ringbrothers made an appearance at last month’s SEMA 2017 show. Ringbrothers put over 4,700 hours of hard work into this stunning classic Mopar with original styling cues and modifications to convey a factory appearance. Builders Mike and Jim Ring started out with a Charger body that they obtained locally. They then shortened it overall …

1964 Dodge Polara by Roadster Shop

1964 Dodge Polara by Roadster Shop

Holly Battle

When owner Jesse James was a teenager, he was beat in a street race by a Dodge Polara. Where some of us in his shoes would drive away from that experience feeling annoyed and defeated, Jesse was instead inspired. So he spent 15 years collecting parts and waiting until he found the perfect 1964 Dodge Polara to restore, and he …

1956 Ford F-100 by Ringbrothers

1956 Ford F100 “Clem 101” by Ringbrothers

Holly Battle

Ringbrothers showed off another awesome build at SEMA 2017 with this 1956 Ford F100 that they named “Clem 101.” True to Ringbrothers’ style, they combined old-school looks with modern technology in this beautiful pickup truck. It started out as a rusty old 1954 F100 and evolved into a 1956 model when they traded the ’54 cab for a ’56. The …

1967 Chevrolet Camaro by GAP Racing

1967 Chevrolet Camaro “Carma” by GAP Racing

Holly Battle

This ZL1-inspired 1967 Chevrolet Camaro was recently unveiled at the Royal Purple booth at SEMA 2017, where owners David & Cheryl Snell got to see it for the first time ever. Builder Tim Palazzolo of GAP Racing worked with Mr. Snell to come up with this beautiful Camaro that mixes styles from the old and the new. To achieve this …

Goodguys 1979 Foxbody Mustang Pace Car by Goolsby Customs

Goodguys 1979 Foxbody Mustang Pace Car by Goolsby Customs

Holly Battle

The Goodguys Pace Car was finally revealed at SEMA 2017. What was hiding under the cloth was a 1979 Foxbody Mustang built by Goolsby Customs. This car signifies a change to Goodguys’ policy, which now allows vehicles 1987 and older into their shows beginning in 2018. Their previous policy limited eligible vehicles to 1972 and older. Designed by Eric Brockmeyer, …

1972 AMC Javelin AMX by Ringbrothers

1972 AMC Javelin AMX “Defiant!” by Ringbrothers

Holly Battle

The Jalop Gold and black 1972 AMC Javelin named “Defiant!” you see here was designed and built by Ringbrothers for Prestone. Prestone approached Ringbrothers at last year’s SEMA show and from there they had twelve months to complete this masterpiece to debut it at SEMA 2017. The striking golden yellow color is based off of Prestone’s own color scheme. To …

1965 Oldsmobile Cutlass by JH Restorations

1965 Oldsmobile Cutlass “Getter” by JH Restorations

Holly Battle

This beautiful red 1965 Oldsmobile Cutlass by JH Restorations was recently on display at SEMA 2017. JH Restorations set out with a goal to complete the building of this ’65 Cutlass using only the best products available. So when it came to the transmission, they chose a Tremec TKO 600 5 Speed from Bowler Performance Transmissions. As for the engine, …

1968 Chevrolet Corvette Green Mamba

1968 Chevrolet Corvette “Green Mamba” by Bob Bertelsen

Alexis Austin

Bob Bertelsen’s latest video details the story of his 1968 Chevrolet Corvette build named Green Mamba. This build took him just over a year to finish in his garage. Bob prefers to build race cars that you can show, rather than show cars you can race. His passion and craftsmanship have produced some amazing race cars in the past, and …

1966 Chevrolet C10 by James Otto

1966 Chevrolet C10 by James Otto

Alexis Austin

James Otto restored and modified his grandfather’s 1966 Chevrolet C10 pickup. He decided to turn his mild-mannered cruiser truck into a fully competitive Pro Touring pickup! Brent Buttrey took on the project of turning the truck from a longbed to a competitive shortbed roller. As part of the transformation, he also threw some street machine style into the C10 body. …

1964 Ford Fairlane "Afterburner"

1964 Ford Fairlane Afterburner built by Ringbrothers

Alexis Austin

This gorgeous project car debuted at the 2009 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Nicknamed “Afterburner,” it’s based on a two-door 1964 Ford Fairlane. The full makeover included a carbon fiber hood, fenders, front and rear bumpers, side intakes, and deck lid spoiler. The Ringbrothers’ billet aluminum decorates the car from engine bay to tail lamps. The shiny paint job features …

1965 Ford Mustang "Ballistic"

1965 Ford Mustang Ballistic built by Ringbrothers

Alexis Austin

This one-of-a-kind 1965 Ford Mustang, nicknamed the “Ballistic,” debuted at the 2016 SEMA Show last year. The Ringbrothers have built many custom Mustangs in the past, but the Ballistic marks the first widebody convertible they have worked on. It was a great choice for the first car reveal they hosted in their booth at SEMA! While this car isn’t as …