Top 10 Best Custom Car Shop In USA

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Location: Las Vegas, NV 
Specialty: SUV, Trucks, Classic Cars

Touted as the largest, not to mention best, custom shop in Nevada, 702 Motoring has grown tremendously in its nine years. One of the shop's biggest achievements? Appearing on the TV show Rides on the Discovery network where they restored a 1969 Lincoln, complete with fiberglass interior, custom gloss black paint and alligator skin leather. When 702 Motoring isn't tanning and stitching hides of a large reptile, it lowers, lifts, supercharges and builds custom audio systems for SUVs.

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Location: Roxboro, NC
Specialty: Muscle, SUV/Trucks, Boats, Bikes

Not to be confused with the Spielberg's film studio, Dreamworks does live up to the first half of its name by modifying almost any mode of transportation. Muscle cars, SUVs and trucks with four wheels, motorcycles with two wheels and boats with one propeller. Another dream its competitors would like to steal is Dreamworks Motorsports' client list: Chris Paul, Antwan Jamison and Jeff Gordon. All three have taken advantage of the shop's custom paint jobs, restoration, performance and aesthetic improvements.

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Location: Houston, TX
Specialty: Luxury, Exotics

A full-service shop, Progressive Autosports has an in-house paint shop, wheel and tire machines, and an auto detail facility capable of custom paint jobs, body kit installation, upgrading wheels and bringing back a car's new car shine. Almost anything your transformative heart desires, Progressive can do, all under one roof. Now that's progressive. Or maybe it's just a pun. You decide.

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Location: Keyport, NJ
Specialty: Luxury Exotics

Own a Bentley, Rolls-Royce or Maybach, live in the Northeast and in dire need of a way to spend some extra cash? Damn you and your first world problems. Deep-rooted hating aside, Lux Motorwerks is your jam. With an on-site wood shop, upholstery station and welding and metal fabrication equipment, Lux can create custom pieces such as motorized curtains for a Rolls-Royce Phantom and a writing table for a Bentley Flying Spur. You know, so your assistant can do your tax write-offs  in the car. Oh, who are we kidding? You wouldn't let your assistant in your Rolls or Bentley. 

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Location: St Petersburg, FL
Specialty: SUV, Luxury, Exotics

If you were to judge a shop by the prestige of its clientele, BLVD Customs would score really high, especially considering their St. Petersburg, FL base of operations. Tiger Woods, Hulk Hogan and Nelly have all cruised to BLVD Customs, leveraging the shop's air conditioned installation bays stuffed with wood and metal fabrication tools, and advanced wheel equipment. For those who like to count speed by knots, they even work on boats.

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Location: Lodi, NJ
Specialty: SUV, Luxury, Trucks

Listed as one of the 10 best custom shops in North America by DuPont Registry, Action Tire is more than just tires. Custom audio systems, integrated monitors, exhaust, suspension and wheels are but just a sampling of their wares. Action tire was also featured in The DUB Magazine Project and Ice-T's TV show Ice Loves Coco. Apparently, Ice loves Action, as well. But, don't we all...

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4. CEC

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Specialty: Luxury, Exotics, European

For a more, how shall we say, tasteful type of build, CEC may be more your flavor. The craftsmen at CEC can manipulate carbon fiber, leather, aluminum and wood trim to customize your vehicle. Although CEC heavily promotes its own wheel brand of the same name, the customizer also distributes the top European brands such as Hamann, Mansory, Carlsson, Novitec Rosso and Speedart through their Los Angeles and Miami storefronts.

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Location: Corona, CA
Specialty: Vintage, Muscle, Luxury, SUV/ Truck

If you haven't heard of West Coast Customs, it's time to upgrade to cable or satellite TV, stat. For four seasons, West Coast Customs dominated MTV programming turning automotive turds into polished, colorful automotive turds on Pimp my Ride, turning the shop into a recognized brand. Embarking on its third season of Inside West Coast Customs TV show on Velocity Network, tune in to see what they can do to a car just like yours.

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Location: Van Nuys, CA
Specialty: Trucks, SUVs, Luxuries and Exotics

The customization division of a Ford dealership, Galpin Ford was established in the suburbs of Los Angeles back in 1946. Ancient for California, Galpin has been the number-one volume Ford dealer for multiple years. The ability to slang mad F-150s aside, Galpin Auto Sport works on all makes and models, but specializes in Ford builds ranging from rally-inspired Focuses (or is it Foci?) to lifted Raptors to quarter-mile dominating Mustangs. 

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Location: Los Angeles, CA
Specialty: Supercars

For musicians, actors, debutantes or athletes who do regular stops in L.A., Platinum is one of the go-to spots to drop off their rides. Kim Kardashian, Carmelo Anthony, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne and Lindsay Lohan are but just a few of their celebrity clients. Although known for their high-end European luxury and supercar clients, they offer full collision center services for vehicles spanning all socioeconomic brackets. Just make sure you have insurance.