A George Barris - Custom Hudson

This is one of George Barris's early custom cars - done in 1952.

 

This custom started out life as a 1947 Hudson Super-6 Convertible. It was chopped, channeled and sectioned, it has a removable hard top, 1952 Hudson Hornet 7X engine, GM 4 speed hydramatic transmission, 1950 Oldsmobile 336 rearend

 

Mr. Barris or "King of the Kustomizers" is the creator of cars such as the Batmobile (Batman the TV series), The Munster Koach (The Musters TV series), The Beverly Hillbillies truck to name just a few.

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  • Howard33 8y

    I don't usually like customized cars from that period, but for this one, I'll have to make an exception. This thing look good. It almost has a cartoon look.
  • no body atoll PRO 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called George Barris Kustom Kars, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Robert Berkowitz PRO 2y

    Dean Jeffries is the creator of the Monkeemobile.
  • D. Miller PRO 2y

    Thanks for the update, I was 100% sure about the Monkee mobile.
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