Chris Brown's Lamborghini Is Now A Real Life Hot Wheels Car

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. » 4/24/13 6:22pm 4/24/13 6:22pm

Is This Will.I.Am's Brand New $900,000 Custom Black Eyed Pea-mobile?

William (I refuse to call him Will.I.Am) of the Black Eyed Peas has a penchant for custom cars. He customized the crap out of his Delorean to create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece/monstrosity. Now it looks like he's acquired yet another very customized, and very expensive ride. » 2/20/13 9:09am 2/20/13 9:09am

Will.I.Am's $700,000 DeLorean Found In What Sounds Like A Publicity…

Will.i.am has a new album coming out. At a party for the launch of said album his custom DeLorean he says isn't a DeLorean but really is was stolen. He made it sound like the valet took it but we were able to contradict that story and now we hear he's got his car back. » 8/16/12 10:10am 8/16/12 10:10am

Will.I.Am's Extremely Illegal DeLorean Impounded By Police

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. » 6/18/12 2:30pm 6/18/12 2:30pm

Microsoft Built This Ridiculous Windows-Powered Retromod Mustang

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. » 3/22/12 12:00pm 3/22/12 12:00pm

West Coast Customs builds life-size Mario Karts

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. » 11/17/11 4:00pm 11/17/11 4:00pm

Nintendo's LA Auto Show Car is by West Coast Customs

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. » 11/10/11 2:30pm 11/10/11 2:30pm

"Velocity" wants to be the car-themed channel for rich dudes

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. » 4/19/11 10:00am 4/19/11 10:00am

$500,000 Range Stormer Replica For Sale, Perfect For When You Ain't…

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… » 6/04/08 3:40pm 6/04/08 3:40pm

Ryan Friedlinghause Only Had a Corona: WCC Goes 909

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… » 12/29/05 10:48pm 12/29/05 10:48pm

Shelby, West Coast Customs to Build Limited-Edition Mustang

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:… » 11/02/05 11:58am 11/02/05 11:58am