Jay Leno samples Velocity Restorations’ Ford F-250 restomod

As new automobiles and vans proceed to change into extra advanced and tech laden, the straightforward, nearly minimalist nature of traditional automobiles is a high quality many patrons are in search of—and prepared to spend massive bucks on.

Velocity Restorations of Pensacola, Florida, is an organization that has capitalized on the rising demand for traditional automobiles that also provide the comfort, efficiency, and reliability of recent equivalents.

The corporate has spent the final decade constructing restomod variations of the unique Ford Bronco, and it not too long ago began providing a restomod model of the fifth-generation Ford F-Collection F-250 pickup. Jay Leno has featured the truck within the newest episode of his Jay Leno’s Storage sequence.

Underneath the hood sits Ford’s trendy 5.0-liter V-8 which Velocity Restorations drops in with minimal modification. The unique chassis can also be retained, although suspension and brakes are upgraded with trendy objects. The latter consists of six-piston calipers up entrance and 14-inch rotors.

What’s maybe most spectacular about Velocity Restorations’ automobiles is the modern-meets-yesteryear type of method. Though totally up to date, the automobiles appear to be they might have left the manufacturing unit in the identical state. That is helped by the appliance of recent supplies in a manner that allows the car to retain the traditional really feel. This method leads to an incredible wanting journey that does not in any respect really feel overly retro.

One other attraction of Velocity Restorations is the corporate’s promise to finish a construct in simply 14 weeks. Present pricing for the F-250 restomod is $285,000 (the model proven has been optioned out to $325,000). Anybody on the lookout for one of many Bronco restomods will want no less than $268,000. These costs embrace the price of the donor car.