PPG-painted Supercar “Vicious Mustang" Debuts at SEMA

PPG-painted Supercar “Vicious Mustang” Debuts at SEMA

Jason Pecikonis and his crew at Timeless Kustoms took the car from meek to mighty with 1,000 horsepower, a performance-focused build, bright red interior and a silver-gray paint job achieved with PPG’s automotive refinish products.

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PPG announced that a PPG-painted 1965 Mustang owned by Chris Marechal and dubbed “Vicious Mustang” created quite the buzz at the 2016 SEMA Show.

Marechal commissioned Jason Pecikonis and his crew at Timeless Kustoms in Camarillo, Calif., to take the car from meek to mighty. What started out as a simple coupe ended up as a “show-stopping” fastback road machine with 1,000 horsepower, a performance-focused build, bright red interior and a silver-gray paint job achieved with PPG’s automotive refinish products.

Pecikonis and his team converted the Mustang coupe to a sleek fastback using existing body parts and advanced fabrication skills. They then focused on creating race-ready performance and raw power, ensuring that the fastback would be worthy of the name Vicious Mustang. The car’s engine, a Ford Performance 5.1L Aluminator, is based on a Mustang GT350R engine and was enhanced with two turbochargers and a supercharger to produce the 1,000 horsepower. Drivetrain, suspension and mechanical systems were designed to accommodate the car’s muscle.

While Vicious Mustang is all about rocket power and speed, Timeless Kustoms gave it great style and presence with a predator-like profile. The “look at me” red interior is eye-catching, and the silver-gray matte finish gives the fastback a sophisticated appearance that complements its performance attributes.

Pecikonis painted the Mustang himself. To get the exact look he wanted, he turned to PPG for several premium products including Vibrance Collection VP2050 DTM High Build Primer, Envirobase High Performance Waterborne Basecoat, ECP15 A-Chromatic Surfacer-Gray and ECS25 A-Chromatic Sealer-Gray, and Global Refinish System D8115 Matte Clearcoat. A special Timeless Kustom mix created the unique Vicious Silver Titanium color.

To learn more about PPG and its automotive refinish products, call (800) 647-6050 or visit www.ppgrefinish.com.

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