Inspired as a child by a famous car chase scene in the movie Bullitt, Hassane’s passion for muscle cars grew from boyhood dreams into Manticore.
Meet the Engineer & CEO
After a stint at Continental Automotive Systems, Hassane El-Khoury joined Cypress to run its automotive unit. He eventually became a divisional VP and was named CEO in 2016.
Muscle Car Restorations (MCR) of Wisconsin tells how it converted Hassane’s classic muscle car into a futuristic racing machine with state-of-the-art racing technology.Read the full article
It started out as a classic car restoration and became a challenge to build one of the world’s coolest racing machines, loaded with state-of-the-art technology from Cypress.Read more
How Does Manticore Compare to Bullitt?
See how Hassane’s Mustang matches up to the iconic Mustang from the movie Bullitt.Check the comparison
The Tech Inside the Beast
Fully Loaded with Cypress Technology
Back in the muscle-car era, the most-sophisticated technology in a car was a toggle switch and wiring harness. See how Manticore has been transformed with Cypress technology.Check the Tech inside
Video insights of the Mustang Project
Learn about Manticore's features and get a look inside the restoration journey.Watch the Project Overview
See how the engineering community got involved in the design and naming of Hassane’s Mustang.
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