Custom cars

Custom Paints and Graphics

Custom paint jobs and graphics are gaining popularity in late model and ‘plain’ cars as well as classic restorations and full tune jobs. Many see it as a way to take an ordinary car and turn it into something special and unique. Adding to this trend is cars simply last long and are more resistant... Read more

posted Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 11:00 in Custom cars, custom paint work, custom paints, custom graphics
Own a 1965 Shelby Cobra Now

You can have a classic car in showroom condition sitting in your driveway or driving about town for a few thousand dollars. May seem impossible but it is actually not that difficult. If you want to buy a mint restoration be prepared to pay well over $50,000 but if you want to build... Read more

posted Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 04:40 in Custom cars, car kits, classic car, sports car design
Dodge Avenger Blacktop Edition

America's most cheap and powerful mid-size sedan, the Dodge Avenger, acquires new look and a chiseled set of new characteristics with the Blacktop package, which also offers unbelievable value with a U.S. MSRP of just $595.Dodge Avenger Blacktop EditionDodge... Read more

posted Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 11:11 in Custom cars, Dodge cars, 2013 Dodge, Dodge Avenger
Audi S5

It’s now generally agreed that Senner Tuning, based in Ingelheim am Rhein near Frankfurt in Germany, is one of the first points of call when it comes to the fine tuning of Audi A5, S5 and RS5 models. Now Senner Tuning is presenting its latest design for the brawny Audi S5 coupé with its... Read more

posted Monday, November 12, 2012 - 06:20 in Custom cars, Audi S5, Audi Cars, 2012 Audi
Scion FR-S Tuner Challenge Cars

Scion revealed its three FR-S Tuner Challenge cars for the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show that kicks off in Las Vegas. The eighth annual Scion Tuner Challenge gave three custom car builders the chance to put their creative talents to the test in a competition to design and build... Read more

posted Monday, November 12, 2012 - 05:50 in Custom cars, Scion cars, SEMA Show
Wrangler Jeep Military

Just how did Afzal Kahn’s team of savvy designers persuade the principal British designer to take time out of his busy schedule to oversee the transformation of a vehicle with 75,000 miles on the clock?As you can imagine, this was no mean feat. Afzal had no control over the type of vehicle which... Read more

posted Friday, October 19, 2012 - 05:18 in Custom cars, restoration challenge, Wrangler Jeep, Wrangler Jeep Military
Bloodhound project

The BLOODHOUND Project is a World Land Speed Record attempt aiming to inspire young people to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM subjects) by show-casing them in the most exciting way possible – by building a car capable of... Read more

posted Monday, July 26, 2010 - 01:49 in Custom cars, World Land Speed Record, Bloodhound project
RZ Ultima

The Ultima GTR has always been on top of the food chain in terms of performance. The RZ Ultima is a concept that can use the same rolling chassis,  but replaces the bodywork in favor of a more modern and aggressive look designed by the Racer X Design team. Sub... Read more

posted Saturday, June 26, 2010 - 03:02 in Custom cars, ultimate supercar, Racer X Design
Vauxhall Ampera

The five-door, four-seater Vauxhall Ampera is on schedule to go into production late next year. It carries the same design DNA as the new Astra and Car of the Year-winning Insignia, yet it uses groundbreaking extended-range electric vehicle (E-REV) technology. Unlike other... Read more

posted Saturday, February 13, 2010 - 03:18 in Custom cars, Vauxhall cars, Geneva Motor Show, environmental vehicles
Ferrari P540 Superfast Apetra

The first shake-down has been held at Fiorano of a very special one-off, the P540 Superfast Aperta, built for an American client. The car, the second in a new Special Projects programme created by Ferrari to meet requests from the most discerning clients and collectors to create truly unique models... Read more

posted Wednesday, December 16, 2009 - 00:35 in Custom cars, Ferrari Cars, Ferrari 599
Lamborghini Gallardo

At a time when most designers swear by curves and shapes which flow and merge, the Lamborghini Gallardo created by Belgian stylist Luc Donckerwolke dropped in 2003 like the proverbial bomb. Look for curves in this vehicle and - except where they are technically essential - you will... Read more

posted Saturday, November 28, 2009 - 05:05 in Custom cars, Lamborghini cars, Lamborghini Gallardo
Mercedes Benz C30

The T-models from Mercedes-Benz are extremely popular, since they combine luxury, sportiness and the generous passenger-compartment space of an estate car in perfection. At the same time, it is to be noted that particularly the sportiness has increased in the past years, and the... Read more

posted Wednesday, November 25, 2009 - 02:01 in Custom cars, Piecha Design, Mercedes-Benz Cars, Mercedes C-Class
Corvette C6 Black Force One

The name of this vehicle is a show in itself: C6.BlackforceOne. It is clearly reminiscent of the legendary Boeing Air Force One of the United States president - doubtless no accident by tuner LOMA-Performance. Yet when the C6.BlackforceOne available in Stealth matt... Read more

posted Wednesday, November 25, 2009 - 01:51 in Custom cars, Corvette C6, Boeing Air Force One, Essen Motor Show
BMW 335i Cabriolet

Let's face it, in the history of BMW there has been no better BMW 3 series convertible, besides the M3. If you like to drive fast and topless, here you are seated just right. The dual turbo six-cylinder car from ATT out of Rastatt convinces primarily through its increased engine... Read more

posted Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 04:16 in Custom cars, high performance tires, BMW Cars, stainless steel sport exhaust system

* Performance rises up to 270 hp with the TSFI and 204 hp with the TDI * Entire aerodynamics pack and four-pipe system * LED daytime running lights and wing doors * Interior refinement with two-colour leather equipmentAt Seat, FR stands for Formula Racing. But that was not exciting enough for the... Read more

posted Monday, November 16, 2009 - 09:57 in Custom cars, SEAT Leon, JE DESIGN, SEAT Cars
Lexus IS 350C

While many custom-car builders prefer extreme designs, VIP Auto Salon and took a more subtle approach with their IS 350 C. Requiring approximately $15,000 and about one and one-half months of hard labor, the Matador Red IS C features a carbon-fiber hood, carbon-fiber... Read more

posted Monday, November 9, 2009 - 07:42 in Custom cars, Lexus Cars, Hankook Tires Ventus V12, VIP Auto Salon
Epic Cartel Scion tC

"The inspiration of project Epic came from a mix of builds I have been involved in over the last 18 months. Each time I begin a project from start to finish no one major factor ever lets me down. Design changes on a daily basis. With that said what one envisions in his or her mind sometimes just... Read more

posted Monday, November 9, 2009 - 07:34 in Custom cars, project Epic, Scion cars
Toyota Tundra

The growing popularity of retro/old school hot rods in the aftermarket world has inspired Toyota to take a Texas-built Tundra Regular Cab full-size pickup and prove that a present day economical work truck could realistically be made into an American hot rod. Toyota also wanted to show consumers... Read more

posted Thursday, November 5, 2009 - 04:20 in Custom cars, Toyota Tundra, American hot rod, Toyota Cars
Suzuki Kizashi

While the Concept Kizashi series debuted globally over the past two years, (in Frankfurt, Tokyo and New York), U.S. anticipation for the production Kizashi was met by a number of custom builders – and members of Suzuki management – asking the proverbial “what if?” What if you melded... Read more

posted Tuesday, November 3, 2009 - 14:32 in Custom cars, Suzuki Cars, vintage European elegance, European sport sedans
Ford Mustang

The Ford Mustang, America's favorite muscle car, is also the most customized car in the $31.8 billion aftermarket industry, and there will be no shortage of polished-up ponies at this year's SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show, which is being held Nov. 3-6 at the Las... Read more

posted Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 05:13 in Custom cars, Ford Cars, fog lamps, Ford Mustang