Ringbrothers Returning to SEMA with 1,000 HP 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle

Arguably one of the coolest cars unveiled at last year’s SEMA, the Ringbrothers stole the show by pairing up with Nike to create the heavily modified 1971 Pantera De Tomaso affectionately named ADRNLN. This year, the guys have teamed up with Royal Purple for another SEMA show stopper that started its life as a 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle.
1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SEMA Show car by Ringbrothers 2 photos
1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SEMA Show Car by Ringbrothers
There isn’t too much information on this car yet, but we do know that it will be powered by a General Motors LS7 V-8 tuned by Wegner Motorsports to produce almost 1,000 horsepower. From the single sketch released by Royal Purple, we do see that the car will be getting a decent makeover, but not as extreme as the changes made to ADRNLN.

The most visible change appears to be the vented, cowl-inducted hood required to accommodate the new crate engine, but the front end has also been reworked with what (in this image) appears to be a carbon fiber front bumper with a massive center air intake. The goal of this car was to create a “refined racecar,” and based on the high-caliber show cars we’ve seen from Ringbrothers at SEMA in recent years, there are sure to be many additional upgrades made to this amazing Chevelle. More updates on this project are promised, but we know we’re going to have to wait until November 4 before the car is officially unveiled.

Although the beast of a Chevelle will definitely be the highlight of Royal Purple’s SEMA display, it will also be revealing some new products. These products include new lubricants like a high-mileage motor oil, a high-performance racing motor oil as well as maintenance chemicals like a fuel injection cleaner and a coolant system treatment/cleaner.

press release

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