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Boogie Nights: celebrating custom vans of the 1970s
Celebrating custom vans: the candy apple, metal-flaked bubble windowed rock n roll totems of 70s car culture
Custom vans summed up American car culture of the 1970s.
Intense marketing of these youth-oriented, Rock’n’roll lifestyle vehicles was pushed to the max. Featuring a distinct type of look, colour and feel, 70s custom vans produced for some of the most memorable imagery and most ridiculous paint jobs in car culture. We challenge you.
Click on these images and try not to desire a van to augment that lifestyle.
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