Unveiling the DS-500R: Danny Schaffer’s Remarkable Restomod Mustang

In classic muscle cars, blending vintage charm with modern performance is an art form. Danny Schaffer’s DS-500R, a striking 1967 Mustang restaurant, is a prime example of this fusion.

Crafted by Ironworks Speed & Kustom, this masterpiece marries heritage with innovation.

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The Mustang Legacy: A Timeless Icon


The Mustang’s debut in 1964 revolutionized the automotive industry with its sleek design and affordability. Over the years, it evolved into a symbol of American muscle, spawning iconic models like the Shelby GT350 and GT500.

The Revival of Mustang Performance

After a lull in the 1970s due to oil crises, the Mustang regained its vigor in 2005. Inspired by classics like the Eleanor, Enthusiasts embraced resto-mods, breathing new life into vintage models.

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Danny Schaffer’s Vision

Ford enthusiast Danny Schaffer dreamt of a modernized 1967 Mustang Fastback. Partnering with Ironworks, he aimed to create a unique masterpiece while avoiding clichés.

The DS-500R: A Masterpiece Reimagined


The DS-500R boasts subtle yet striking modifications, blending classic and contemporary elements seamlessly. With widened fender flares and bespoke features, it’s a tribute to the original design with a modern twist.

A Fusion of Eras: Superb Interior

The interior of the DS-500R blends retro charm with modern comfort. Premium leather, custom seats, and high-tech gauges create a luxurious yet functional space.

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Performance Redefined

Under the hood, the DS-500R packs a punch with a 600+ horsepower aluminum V8 engine. Enhanced suspension and braking systems ensure both power and precision on the road.

The Triumph of Originality


The DS-500R’s ingenuity hasn’t gone unnoticed, earning accolades like the Outstanding Engineering award and Street Machine of the Year title.

Danny Schaffer’s DS-500R is more than a car; it’s a testament to craftsmanship and innovation, bridging the past and present in automotive excellence.

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