This summer, I’m going to help put the hybrid powertrain from a hybrid Mitsubishi Outlander into an ancient 1917 Mitsubishi Model A. And by “help,” I mean stand in a corner and try not to hurt myself while the craftsmen at West Coast Customs cut and weld and create, and Mitsubishi writes checks to make it all happen.
I'm not here to compliment Chris Brown. I don't particularly like him. At all. But what I do like is what he's done to his Lamborghini. It's like a really big Hot Wheels for the road.
Oh, Will.I.Am. Part of us wishes your goal to launch your own car company would result in something awesome instead of something continuously hilarious. But only part of us.
Everyone jabbers on about an Apple iCar, but what if Microsoft built a car? You'd get this — a 1967 Mustang body on a 2012 Mustang with blazing lights, Windows Phone controls, an Xbox 360, and tablets everywhere. Called "Project Detroit," it's actually the Windows Vista of Mustangs.
To mark the release of Mario Kart 7, Nintendo commissioned West Coast Customs to build life-size replicas of Mario and Luigi's actual karts from the game. Do they actually drive?
Of course not they actually do drive, and they are capable of making grown men smile like little boys.
Nintendo's debuting a gamer-themed car at this year's LA Auto Show assembled by the crew at West Coast Customs. There's a 10% chance it'll be awesome and a 90% chance it'll be the typical Pimp-my-Ride nonsense.
The Discovery network, perhaps hoping to pick up eyeballs from a SPEEDTV network no longer interested in doing car-related programming, is rebranding its HD Theater channel as "Velocity" and aiming squarely at guys with short attention spans and lots of money.
Range Rover Sport too dull for you? Too many doors? Not in line with your posh Dubai lifestyle? Need something to comb the desert in? Good news friend, West Coast Customs Dubai is reproducing the Range Stormer concept in street legal form. Better news is there's one on sale at Alwan's used cars for a cool $500,000. It…
Founded in Laguna Niguel, CA, West Coast Customs moved to Compton in '98 and then Inglewood in 2000. Apparently tired of ghetto-cred, owner Ryan Friedlinghause is moving the operation to Corona, California, of all places. According to the Fried, "The interest in custom cars and the money to spend on customization is…
Two well-sung heroes of the aftermarket, Shelby Automobiles and West Coast Customs, have teamed up to build a SEMA-worthy limited-edition Ford Mustang GT. Shelby contributed the engine tweaks, including a Vortech supercharger that boosts horsepower to 500, while WCC is handling interior and exterior pimpage: extensive…