The 1967 Ford Mustang GT500 is one of the many unforgettable and sensational vintage cars that we have celebrated here Naijauto.com several times as it seems not ready to go “out of style”.
Even though the first ever Mustang GT500 had rolled-off production line as far back as 52 years ago, it still gives vintage automobile lovers “chills” till today.
This perception, we believe holds true as a “wire artist” who goes by the name County Fonane from Lesotho area in South Africa recently built this classic beautiful vintage car using only wires.
County Fonane poses with his completed 1967 Ford Mustang replica he made out of wires
How long has County Fonane worked on his wire Ford Mustang replica?
The wire artist claims to have spent as much as ₦5 million ($14,137) and a duration of 7 months to completely build this life-size replica at the “Creative Rides” showroom in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Fonane built the 1967 Ford Mustang GT500 Replica completely using wires without excluding its seats and engine as well. What a talented and dedicated young man, isn’t it?
County Fonane never left out the engines in his completed 1967 Ford Mustang replica
He claimed to have worked from Monday – Friday every day for the entire 7 months period and spent over 1120 hours on the replica project.
County Fonane did a great job recreating the interior of the 1967 Ford Mustang in his wire replica
How much does the Ford Mustang replica weigh?
This Fonane’s wire replica of the 1967 Mustang heavily weighs 400kg as it was built using aluminium tubing, stainless steel wires and it has a real set of rubber tires making it require a powerful trailer for its transportation.
A real 1967 Ford Mustang (left) vs County Fonane’s wire-made replica (right)
County Fonane’s passion and love for the Ford Mustang is said to have long started since his early childhood.
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