The late Thirties and early Forties were a time when the automobile was starting to take shape. This is one reason why cars from the era are popular amongst people looking to get into the restomod scene. What if you didn't have to build a car from scratch and wait years till it's done right? Sounds like a dream until you feast your eyes on this 1940 Ford Coupe Restomod we have today. Up for grabs today is an award-winning legend in the restomod scene; from being the Car Featured Car at the 2015 Cruis'n Wisconsin to being on the front cover of Street Scene Magazine and a long list of more awards under its name, this sure is one way to stand out.
With every possible design change and upgrade being done it’s tough to stand out in the restomod scene. This 1940 Ford Coupe Restomod, with its orange exterior, sticks out like the sore thumb, but in a good way. The exterior color is a custom formulated Orange Candy paint color. Custom exterior features include Mini Cooper headlights, Custom airbrush moldings, chopped top, pancaked hood, peaked front fenders, remote operated license plate holder, hidden security button to start car, flush mount gas filler door and suicide doors with an automatic deadbolt safety system, because why not. The tan interior on this 1940 Ford Coupe Restomod is one that wows any Thirties custom builder. The seats are embroidered with the headliner being finished off in ultra-suede. The headliner also has a ceiling-mounted rear view mirror for better visibility. The dashboard is also custom and sports a new billet steering wheel and gauges to monitor engine performance. Pump out those tunes in proper fashion with this Car's Kenwood 3,700-watt stereo with remote, which is connected to a 7-speaker surround sound system and a TV/DVD player.
With custom jobs, the sky is the limit when it comes to performance. Powering this 1940 Ford Coupe Restomod is a big powerplant. Under the hood is a reported 6.3L V8 engine. While this sounds like a lot, the engine also reportedly has a new Borla 8 stack fuel injector for more performance. Every component on the car has been upgraded to keep up with the power increase. The upgrades include a Turbo 400 automatic transmission for better power delivery and Ford 9" Posi rear end, four-link suspension, AirRide in all four corners, and Heidts Mustang II suspension up front. The car also has a dual battery set up to get rid of all those electrical gremlins.
1940 MY Ford Coupe Restomod Turbo 400 automatic transmission Ford 9" posi rear end 4 link suspensions AirRide in all four corners Heidts Mustang II suspension front Chopped top Pancaked hood Peaked front fenders Flush mount gas filler door Suicide doors Automatic dead bolt safety system Mini Cooper headlights Embroidered seats Ultra swede headliners Kenwood 3700-watt stereo with remote TV/DVD player 7-speaker surround sound system New custom dashboard Ceiling mounted rear view mirror Dual battery Custom formulated Orange Candy paint color Custom air brush moldings 2009: Award Finalist at Great 8 Ridler 2010: Best In Class and Top 20 at World Of Wheel Chicago 2011: Best In Class, Outstanding Custom Rod, Outstanding Engine, Outstanding Paint at World Of Wheels Chicago 2012: Winfield Select 6 Awards at Syracuse National 2012: Best In Class and Outstanding Paint at World Of Wheels Chicago 2012: Best In Class, Outstanding Color, Outstanding Custom Rod at Milwaukee, WI show 2013: Elite 6 Northeast Road and Custom National at Philadelphia, PA show 2013: Best Of Show at Motorama in Harrisburg, PA 2012 and 2014: Best Street Machine, Best Paint, and Special Feature Car Award at Cavalcade of Wheels in South Bend, IN 2012: Front Cover of Street Scene Magazine 2015: Featured Car at Cruis'n Wisconsin in Blanchardville, WI Remote operated license plate holder Hidden security button to start car New Borla 8 stack fuel injector reported Rear 3rd brake light