Automakers aren’t alone of their SUV frenzy; Tuning firms additionally desire a share of the motion.
Ringbrothers, the market-leading aftermarket specialists for his or her high-quality vehicles, will quickly unveil their first-ever SUV, a 1972 Chevrolet Blazer K5.
The challenge will debut at SEMA 2018 from October 30 to November 2. Final 12 months, they offered one other first: their first pickup truck, a 1956 Ford F-100 powered by a 5.Zero-liter Coyote V8 creating 415 horsepower
It’s now time for the 1972 K5 Blazer to obtain Ringbrothers remedy. The corporate retains it secret for the second, however the presentation photograph reveals the same old silhouette of the sworn enemy of the Ford Bronco. The primary era K5 Blazer got here with a completely detachable hardtop, however this explicit instance appears to move via.
All Ringbrothers are able to say that the K5 Blazer has a LS3 V8 physique engine, a customized physique and a protecting cage. All these options deliver the K5 Blazer into the 21st century, says the corporate – and these are highly effective sufficient clues for a restoration challenge.
The tuning firm will elevate the sails of its 1972 K5 Blazer on October 30, on the opening of the SEMA present. As a reminder, this isn’t the primary time that somebody inserts an LS3 V8 right into a K5 Blazer. Final 12 months, a 1971 mannequin geared up with a 430 hp Corvette engine yielded $ 220,000 at a Barrett-Jackson public sale.