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Custom Cars

Craig Cheetham

Custom Cars is a celebration of the world of custom cars, from V8-modified Ford Model Ts to elegant ‘Lead Sleds’ such as the 1949 Mercury and powerful muscle mutations such as the Plymouth Road Runner. This book looks in detail... Read moreRead less

Custom Cars is a celebration of the world of custom cars, from V8-modified Ford Model Ts to elegant ‘Lead Sleds’ such as the 1949 Mercury and powerful muscle mutations such as the Plymouth Road Runner. This book looks in detail at more than 45 beautiful custom cars from the UK, Europe and America, providing an exhilarating tour of some of the most amazing and spectacular automobiles ever to have rolled out of a garage. Covering outlandish and extrovert vehicles based on all the most famous marques including Chevrolet, Ford, Volkswagen and Willys, Custom Cars is packed with a wealth of information. Each car is presented in five-view studio format along with on the road photographs, with key engineering changes and styling features annotated. A feature box lifts the bonnet to focus on each car’s unique powerplant, while informative and lively text details the car’s development, design and handling. A comprehensive specifications panel provides technical information. Illustrated with more than 700 colour photographs, this book will appeal to anyone with a love of these souped-up, customized machines.

Format: 266 x 206mm
Extent: 192pp
Word count: 45,000
Illustrations: 700 col photos

Craig Cheetham

Craig Cheetham is the author of The World’s Worst Cars and has contributed to various motoring books including The Encyclopedia of Classic Cars. He writes for Auto Express Magazine and was previously a features writer at Land Rover Owner International and a staff writer on Classic Car Weekly. He lives in Peterborough, UK.

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