The FIRST Forty
The first car Don ever built was this beautiful 1940 Ford Coupe
Early concept drawings for The California Star
El Matador 2000
Concept drawings for the next generation of El Matador
El Matador burned down and brought back!
1940 Ford Coupe "El Matador"
Designed by Don, built by Cushenberry
Designed by Don Varner. Built by the late, great Bill Cushenberry.
Don's custom `40 Ford. An excellent example of classic style with a modern touch.
More information on 1984's Grand National Roadster Show Winner
Don Varner in the driver's seat along with Ron Covell who took Don's vision and brought it to life in this hand crafted aluminum speedster.