Galpin Auto Sports at LA Auto Show 2014

Los Angeles CA, Nov 19 2014GAS is a premier authorized car and truck customizer in Los Angeles --"galpinizing" rides since the 50s! 

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1970s Lil'Redd Wrecker Barris Kustom

1970s Li'l Redd Wrecker Barris Kustom - Built for Redd Foxx, the star of "Sanford & Son" TV show, this hand built body is sculpted from sheet metal with a tilt-styled front cab and tinted sky top window. The oval tunneled grille shell houses quad rectangular English headlights. Power is supplied by a mid-ship supercharged 392 cubic inch Chrysler engine.

Galpin Ford GTR1

Ford GTR1 - Based on the Ford GT as an interpretation of what the GT may have looked and performed like had it continued its evolution. The GTR1 boasts a power plant capable of an estimated 1024 horsepower and 739 pound feet of torque, generated from a twin turbocharged 5.4L V8 engine that is mechanically capable of speeds in excess of 225 mph – making it a truly modern and bold American mid-engine supercar. read more

2015 Ford Transit Skyline 350 High Roof Van

2015 Ford Transit Skyline 350 High Roof Van - The future of ultra-premium land transportation is here, and it comes with morphs to support an immersive entertainment or a business meeting with the swipe of your smartphone.  Transit Skyliner can transform into four dramatic modes: theater, business, reception and travel - with movable custom-designed luxury seats that reposition automatically, controlled by a smartphone or tablet.

Racing Peel P50 The World's Smallest Car

Racing Peel P50 The World's Smallest Car

1971 Trans-Am Pinto Racecar

1971 Trans-Am Pinto Racecar - This Pinto (in original, track-ready condition) is a veteran of the Two-Five Challenge (in 1971 the sanctioning body raised the engine size limit to 2.5 liters). read more

2015 Ford Mustang

2015 Ford Mustang This custom 50th anniversary pony car is enhanced with a one-of-a-kind gold Whipple supercharger – easily viewed through the see-through hood – helping the five-liter V8 to produce approximately 725 horsepower. Additional details include black Recaro seats with gold contrasts; a black and gold flake exterior with a new front fascia; a carbon fiber front splitter and 20-inch gold alloy wheels.

2015 Acura TLX

2015 Acura TLX - A custom-made exhaust and handmade body kit, which includes a hand-fabricated front/rear bumper replacement, new side skirts (rocker panels) and a specially made rear deck lid spoiler. The TLX rides on ADV.1 19-inch ADV5.0MV2SL wheels wearing Pirelli tires, is supported by RS-R Sport SI Series fully adjustable coilover suspension with 36-way dampening adjustment and is stopped by 14-inch Wilwood Superlite brakes all around.

2006 Ford GT

2005 Ford GTBuilding upon the racing heritage of the original GT40, a custom vehicle wrap inspired by the iconic Gulf livery of the 1960’s. Galpin increased the car’s output to 850-hp by adding a Whipple supercharger, Acufab throttle body, Ford Racing long tube headers, Ford Racing exhaust, transmission cooler and SCT Programmer; while also improving the car’s handling by fitting a set of custom three-piece wheels which ride on an upgraded suspension.

2013 Ford F-150 Raptor

2013 Ford F-150 Raptor - Roush Supercharger and Roush Performance Cat-back exhaust making more than 600-hp. Underneath, the lifted truck rides on Icon Performance Stage 2 suspension with Uniball Upper Control Arms riding on Gloss Manbronze ADV.1 20-inch ADV6TFSL wheels shod with Nitto EXO Grappler off-road performance tires. The Raptor is finished with a custom blue chrome wrap, Road Armor’s front and rear Stealth Bumpers, Lazer Star off-road driving lights, custom LED headlights by The Lighting Firm and a custom gauge pod filled with Pro Sport Gauges.

photos: Randy Berg

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