Morgan’s & Phillip’s Speed Apparel brand announced its project for 2013 SEMA show. They have picked a 1967 Ford Fairlane 500, which is being restored and turned into a racing car inspired by the famous Gulf Racing GT40’s of the 60’s.
Well, it’s not going to be fully restored, or restomoded for that matter. The car is in fact an all original Ford Fairlane 500 in factory powder blue and equipped with a manual transmission. M&P will correct a few things in the car, make it work properly, and apply some of the GT40s styling cues to it.
Based on the rendering they have released, the Fairlane will get adjusted suspension, new retro wheels, and a unique Gulf paint job. This is what good about SEMA show. You can just indulge your love of all things motoring without worrying too much about technicalities or competition. These guys like this idea for the Fairlane, and they are making it happen.
“It’s really our interpretation of what the car might look like had a team of NASCAR guys decided to go road racing in Europe in the 1960’s.” said Michael Sattterfield the creative director of M&P.