Unleashing the Legend: The 1965 Ford Mustang “Vendetta”

In classic muscle cars, few names resonate as profoundly as the 1965 Ford Mustang.

Standing as a masterpiece that embodies power, style, and innovation, the Mustang known as “Vendetta” is an extraordinary creation born from the meticulous craftsmanship of Scott’s Hot Rods in Oxnard, California.

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This exceptional vehicle graced the pages of renowned magazines like Modified Mustangs and Fords and left an indelible mark at the 2013 SEMA show.

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At the heart of this automotive marvel is the formidable Roush Performance 427IR engine – a powerhouse that defines the term “muscle.”

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Its foundation is as robust as it comes, featuring an iron block with 4-bolt mains, a forged steel crankshaft, and H-beam connecting rods.

The engine’s beating heart includes forged aluminum pistons and a Roush hydraulic roller camshaft, delivering raw power and refined performance.

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To satisfy the insatiable hunger of the 427IR, an 8-stack induction system showcases the artistry of engineering.

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Electronic fuel injection enhances the Mustang’s responsiveness, turning every throttle input into a symphony of precision.

The custom 3-inch exhaust, crowned with Coffin mufflers, amplifies this symphony to a throaty crescendo, announcing its presence with an unmistakable roar.

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Seamless gear-shifting is facilitated by the Richmond 5-speed transmission, flawlessly transferring power to the Moser 9-inch rear – narrowed by 5 inches for an aggressive stance.

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The limited-slip differential ensures efficient power channeling, providing a thrilling driving experience.

The Moser triangulated 4-Link rear suspension, combined with Aldan coilovers, guarantees traction and stability – a harmonious balance between power and control.

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However, the Vendetta isn’t merely about raw power; it also embodies finesse. The independent front suspension with Aldan coilovers allows nimble handling, ensuring confidence in every twist and turn.

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The Wilwood 4-wheel disc brakes with 14-inch rotors, embraced by 6-piston front and 4-piston rear calipers, seamlessly tame this beast’s power when needed.

Slide into the driver’s seat, and you’re not just greeted by horsepower – a masterpiece of design and craftsmanship surrounds you.

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Custom diamond-stitched leather upholstery elevates the interior, showcasing meticulous attention to detail.

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The custom console and gauge cluster aren’t just functional; they’re a nod to the fusion of performance and aesthetics.

Recognizing the need to harness power safely, the Vendetta comes equipped with a 6-point roll bar – a testament to its dedication to safety.

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Crow harnesses ensure both driver and passenger are secure during high-octane adventures, allowing for complete focus on the thrill of the ride.

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Making a statement on the road is essential, and the Vendetta does so with 18×8 and 20×10 Billet Specialties wheels.

These wheels aren’t just functional; they reflect the car’s persona – bold, daring, and unapologetically stylish.

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The BF Goodrich G-Force tires provide the necessary grip to translate power into exhilaration.

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