Revology Cars kicks offÂ production of its replica â€™65-â€™66 Mustangs
By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Revology Cars
As we told you back in May, Tom Scarpello, formerly of Ford SVT, launched a company dedicated to re-creating 1965-1966 Mustangs from new parts. The company is called Revology Cars, and we had the good fortune to visit Tom and drive some of the companyâ€™s early replicas, which featured pushrod 5.0-liter engines.
The cars are time machines that give the feeling of driving a vintage Mustang, but the modern convenience of easy-starting EFI, power steering, and more. Apparently they have generated a lot of customer interest, and Revology has begun production of customer vehicles.
â€œNow it is very exciting to hit our next milestone, the start of production,â€ Tom Scarpello, Revology founder and CEO said. â€œThe team has worked very hard to make this happen. Launching a new car company is a significant achievement.â€
Of course dealing with the pent-up demand means that there are lots of cars to get into production at the companyâ€™s facilities in Orlando, Florida.
â€œWe were overwhelmed withÂ the customer response since the reveal of our concept car in March, but needed the past several months to complete all of the development work and gear up for production,â€ he added. â€œLuckily, our customers have been very patient as we methodically follow these steps.â€
There are now two versions of the Revology Mustang replicas available for orderâ€”the Premium and the GT. The latter package adds larger brakes, a stiffer suspension, and a larger wheel/tire package.
â€œThe Premium version is a well-balanced car, withÂ excellent performance yet with a supple ride and isolation from road noise. The GT is for customers who are willing toÂ trade off a little comfort for increased performance,â€ Dan Maas, Revologyâ€™s technical director, said. â€œWhen you have aÂ Mustang with the power-to-weight ratio of a Ferrari F355, youÂ need a capable chassis to harness that performance.â€
While Revology offers a few engine options, itâ€™s no surprise that the first car to wear the Revology name is powered by Fordâ€™s TiVCT 5.0-liter engine.
â€œThe first Revology Mustang is a triple-black â€™66Â convertible with the Coyote 5.0-liter engine, destined for aÂ customer in Ethiopia,â€ Tom added. â€œRight now,Â 40 percent of our production is going overseas. EnthusiastsÂ worldwide love the Mustang, and they love what weâ€™re doing with it.â€
If you find the concept of a new classicÂ Mustang is exciting, you can check out all the packages and options right here.