Galpin’s Hall of Customs
Galpin Auto Sports (GAS), has unveiled its newest creation, a one-off fully custom show car dubbed “Iron Orchid,” built from a 1934 Ford 5-window coupe. Built over the course of 18 months, the Iron Orchid emulates the extreme show cars of the ’60s using hundreds of custom one-off and pre-1965 parts. This classic 1934 Ford coupe has been taken to the level of “Critical Mass Excellence!” -Robt. Williams
The Rocket’s design, penned by Henrik Fisker, is unmistakably inspired by specialty pony cars of the 1960s & early 1970s including the 1968 Shelby GT500. While its design borrows cues from yesteryear, the materials used to produce it are as state-of-the-art as any modern exotic supercar! Coach-Built • Limited Production • Carbon Fiber Body • 725hp Super Mustang!
The legendary Pink Panthermobile, from NBC’s “The Pink Panther Show,” a worldwide phenomenon in the 70s, has returned to Los Angeles after 14 years abroad. Originally built for the cost of $100,000, the one-of-a-kind limousine was found and completely restored by Southern California’s Galpin Auto Sports. Built on a 60s Oldsmobile Tornado chassis and sculpted out of sheet metal and top-of-the-line materials, the distinctive Panthermobile is an astounding 23-feet long and six-feet wide.
1967 Volkswagen, 21 Window Custom Bus, created by: GALPIN AUTO SPORTS. Geneburg 2,006cc Engine , Dual Carburetors, Oil Cooler, 1,000-Watt JVC Sound System with Dual Amplifiers, Component Speakers, GPS and Musical Horn Exterior, Custom Paint and Graphics Under Clear Coat, Custom Wrap Graphics – Material Generously Supplied By Avery Denniso, Pull Back Convertible Top
Featuring a chassis created from 4130 chromoly tubing, by legendary fabricator Kent Fuller, the MACH IV was built in eight short months by Gary Weckesser. Driven by owner Gary Weckesser it was a popular attraction on the show and drag circuit from 1969-75. This modified 1969 Mustang “Sports Roof” fiberglass funny car shelled vehicle was sponsored by Galpin Ford and wrenched on by Galpin’s Service Department. Freshly restored to it’s original incarnation by custom paint legend Bill Carter and master sign painter/pinstriper Dennis Jones who re-created their original work!