Revving History: Robert Downey Jr.’s Iconic 1970 Ford Mustang Boss Shines at SEMA

Robert Downey Jr., the Hollywood legend known for his roles as Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes, has collaborated with SpeedKore, renowned for automotive excellence, to reimagine the iconic 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302.

Unveiled at the prestigious 2017 SEMA Show, this custom creation is a fusion of vintage charm and modern innovation, capturing the essence of automotive craftsmanship.

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The transformation of the Boss 302 involved meticulous craftsmanship, with every detail sculpted to perfection.


Downey Jr.’s active involvement ensured the vehicle exuded retro allure while embracing contemporary design elements, making it a masterpiece.

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From its carbon-fiber panels to bespoke HRE wheels and Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires, the Boss 302 boasts intricate details that elevate its aesthetic appeal.

Inside, luxurious brown leather, a custom steering wheel, and modern comforts like the “Vintage Air” air conditioning system create a captivating ambiance.


Beneath its captivating exterior lies a powerhouse – a Ford Performance Aluminator 5.0-liter V-8 engine, enhanced by a Stage 2 Ford Performance/Roush supercharger and a meticulously crafted exhaust system by SpeedKore.

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With a Bowler T56 transmission and Detroit Speed Ford 9-inch rear differential, this vehicle delivers raw power and refined performance.

At SEMA, alongside Downey Jr.’s creation, SpeedKore showcased other meticulously modified Mustangs, including a 2018 Ford Mustang GT convertible and a 2016 Shelby GT350R.


These vehicles, adorned with carbon fiber and innovative upgrades, underscore SpeedKore’s commitment to pushing boundaries in automotive artistry.

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