Actor Sung Kang's 'Project Underdog' '72 Maverick Unveiled At SEMA -

Actor Sung Kang’s ‘Project Underdog’ ’72 Maverick Unveiled At SEMA

Partnering with Shell, featuring Pennzoil, and SEMA, actor Sung Kang unveiled his Project Underdog vehicle during the 2016 SEMA Show.

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Partnering with Shell, featuring Pennzoil, and SEMA, actor Sung Kang unveiled his Project Underdog vehicle during the 2016 SEMA Show.

The Project Underdog team – (From Left) Tony, Christian, Alexis and Sung Kang.
The Project Underdog team – (From Left) Tony, Christian, Alexis and Sung Kang.

Project Underdog was completed with the help of three high school students from Alhambra High School in Alhambra, California, a well as Kang, award-winning vehicle builder Steve Strope and members of the SEMA Garage. Together the team transformed a ’72 Ford Maverick aptly titled “The Underdog” by Kang. The project highlights automotive education for youth, and the completed vehicle will be auctioned to raise money for the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund.

’72 Ford Maverick like you’ve never seen before.
’72 Ford Maverick like you’ve never seen before.

The build was recorded and shared in a popular online video series filled with raw, behind-the-scenes footage, intimate conversations and real-time progress every step of the way, made possible by SEMA and Shell, featuring Pennzoil.

The car features a 2.3L Ford EcoBoost engine.
The car features a 2.3L Ford EcoBoost engine.

Article courtesy Speedville.

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