The Savoy Automobile Museum Exhibits 12 Custom Cars by Chip Foose

the savoy automobile museum exhibits 12 custom cars by chip foose

Chip Foose, famous automobile designer, artist, and star of the reality show Overhaulin’, is showcasing 12 of custom cars from his personal collection in a temporary exhibit at the Savoy Automobile Museum. The exhibit is titled “What’s in Chip’s Garage?” and displays eight Fords, a Chevrolet, a Ferrari, and a Meyers Manx – all customs, of course ­– plus Foose’s own creation, the Hemisfear.

The work of Chip Foose has received the some of the most prestigious recognitions in the custom car world, including winning the Ridler Award three times. In November of 1997, Foose was inducted into the Hot Rod Hall of Fame. It all began at seven years old, when he would help out in his father’s shop. From there, he attended the Art Center College of Design and worked for Boyd Coddington.

The Savoy Automobile Museum revealed the following list of Chip Foose vehicles in the press release:

1932 Ford Model 18 Deluxe Roadster

1932 Ford Model 18 5-Window Coupe

P-32 1932 Ford Highboy Roadster

1933 Ford Model 40 Station Wagon Woodie

1934 Ford 3-Window Coupe

1948 Ford Deluxe Custom

1956 Ford Club Sedan

1956 Ford F-100 Pickup Custom

1967 Chevrolet C-100 Truck (C28)

1968 330 Ferrari GTC

2023 Meyers Manx “356”


the savoy automobile museum exhibits 12 custom cars by chip foose

The Foose Hemisfear

The HemisfearSavoy Automobile Museum

The custom cars are described as never-been-shown, but Chip Foose fans may recognize some of the highlights, especially the Hemisfear, built 17 years ago via a collaboration between Foose (the designer) and Metalcrafters (the builder). Rightfully named, a 6.4-liter Hemi V8 placed behind the driver and passenger seats blasts a white-knuckled 550-horsepower to the rear wheels via a Pantera-style transaxle.

The “What’s in Chip’s Garage?” exhibit is opened now through June 9, 2024. All vehicles are on loan from Chip Foose Collection. The Savoy Automobile Museum in located in Cartersville, Georgia, an hour outside Atlanta. Visit the museum’s website for more information or to purchase tickets in advance.

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