Roush unveils the ford mustang 729 supercar concept at SEMA 2017
roush performance to introduces its concept build for the 2017 SEMA motor show, the ‘729’ supercar. the concept is a custom-built, unique, wide-body mustang, built to pay tribute to ford’s 1970 ‘boss 429’. finished in the commemorative hue of ‘grabber’ green, of which only 95 ‘boss 429s’ were painted, the concept features the american tuner’s most recent mustang body kit, and a custom wide-body kit designed in collaboration with stratasys.
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roush performance’s ‘729’ concept is equipped with various race-influenced carbon fiber parts, as well as custom vossen ‘RVS’ forged wheels wrapped in continental ‘extremecontact’ sport rubber. custom-painted brembo ‘GT’ series brakes provide plenty of stopping power, while a roush three-way adjustable coilover suspension system allows for skid pad ratings of 1.07 lateral G’s.
a roush/ford performance supercharger sits atop the 5.0l coyote engine beneath the hood. the ‘R2650’ supercharger features a front-inlet, front-drive design, utilizing eaton ‘TVS’ technology to produce 700 + horsepower. airflow to the concept’s engine is provided through a functional hood scoop with an ‘air gobbler’ ram air-induction system and cold air intake, while an innovative and patented active quad-tip exhaust system allows the driver to tune the sound of the ‘729’ to their preference.
the supercar has also been fitted with upper and lower grilles, a rear blackout panel, plus several carbon fiber body components including; a front splitter, rear aerofoils, side rockers, a spoiler, and mirror caps. inside, custom katzkin leather upholstery covers recaro racing seats. roush performance window NACA ducts with cooling tubes have been installed, as well as a raft of safety upgrades, including a watson racing roll cage and a sparco four-point racing harness.