Custom Car Profiles

By: the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide

The sharp La Jolla was not only famed stylistHarry Bradley's first custom, it was his first car. See more custom car pictures

Custom cars are more than just a form of transportation. They represent a lifestyle and an attitude that's part rebellion, part fashion, and 100 percent American.

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This article include profiles for some of history's most beautiful and significant custom cars, from modified models of the '30s and '40s, sleek cruisers of the '50s, and car show legends of the '60s, to modern high-tech -- and high-priced -- customs.

We've gathered prime examples of many styles of custom cars below. Explore these links to learn about each custom car's development and get amazing photos of the finished product.

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