Ever won­dered what 2500 hours of labour looks like?

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When Kelvin Tay­lor first set foot in the Mata­mata Panel­works work­shop, this was not the car he ex­pected to end up with. He hadn’t even counted on hav­ing a Mus­tang built, let alone need­ing to go and find a Mus­tang shell to com­mence said build. But, when he walked into the work­shop to en­quire about hav­ing his Ford F1 truck re­built into a 745kw (1000hp) streeter, the all-steel cus­tom Mus­tangs sit­ting on dis­play took his breath away. With two ex­tra­or­di­nary ex­am­ples of ex­treme car-build­ing tal­ent on dis­play, he was sold and changed tack im­me­di­ately.

To read more about this sen­sa­tional build, visit the­mo­tor­hood.com and search ‘Steel Art’.

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