Coddington’s French Connection
The Octane Lounge Nov 16, 2015


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Before to his death in 2008, Boyd Coddington was one of, if not the most influential custom-car builders of his time, with a unique and distinctive style that changed the business. Coddington loved to design cars that were long, low and swoopy and his bold creations remain some of the most sought-after customs of the modern era. One of his most striking early efforts was a 1948 Cadillac commissioned by rock band ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons. The outrageous “Cadzilla” firmly established Coddington as a top-flight builder who stretched the boundaries of conventional design.

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