Ford Mustang RTR-C [All Carbon Fiber 2010 Mustang]

OneStiffGT

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Initially the car was going to be a one-off street car for me to enjoy. However, once the finished product was revealed, I felt it wasn't fair to not offer the car to the world. We decided to offer limited-production of ten that will be built-to-order starting in April 2010 selling for $135k each. Based on the bill of materials, it's actually pretty "cheap" for what you get. More information can be found at MustangRTR.com.
Source : http://speedhunters.com/archive/2010/01/29/drivers-blog-vaughn-gittin-jr-rtr-c-mustang.aspx












More pictures and the article can be found here : http://speedhunters.com/archive/2010/01/29/drivers-blog-vaughn-gittin-jr-rtr-c-mustang.aspx
 

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I still contend the stock Mustang should weigh in around 3300. Very nice car though...
 

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I would have expected more weight savings.
Like was said earlier, still a full interior, and if only the panels and roof were replaced with carbon fiber the rest of the car is still made of whatever material was used.
 

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No wonder it?s still not "light" when the underwear is still ye olde steel frame ... and I wound?t go and call it an "All Carbon Fiber Mustang" ... unless you insert the term "body" in that sentence somewhere ... someone might sue for that.:D

Looks great this way ... but if they really made the whole bloody car from Carbon fibre like (for example) a Zonda ... it would be really awsome.
 

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Am I the only one who doesn't like the way exposed carbon fiber looks?

Matte black > Exposed CF
 

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well, tell them to use matte clear coat instead of gloss clear coat then.
 

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$135k? :lmao: You have to be the world's biggest ford fan-boi dumbass to shell out that sort of coin for that POS
 

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Carbon fiber doesn't have high longevity. Structural parts wear much more quickly than steel or aluminum. For this reason, it wouldn't be dumb to make a CF unibody mustang. (I've read that some of the higher mileage F50s are needing replacement monocoques)
 

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Needs more sidewall. Also, for the price, more weight savings.
Well, the stock Mustang was never structually designed with CF panels in mind, so yeah, it wouldn't be a huge weight saving since you'd still need several layers of CF and resin to make the resulting parts strong enough.

It does look very nice though.
 

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Well, the stock Mustang was never structually designed with CF panels in mind, so yeah, it wouldn't be a huge weight saving since you'd still need several layers of CF and resin to make the resulting parts strong enough.

It does look very nice though.
Well I think the real reason is that, metal panels aren't all that heavy. The rest of the car is still made up of rht heavy old lump of steel.
 

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reminds me of the Carbon GT Concept in Burnout Paradise :D Looks absolutely fantastic. But it's quite heavy and too expensive
 
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