Gene Boucher's 1956 Ford

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</protect> 1956 Ford restyled by Bill Cushenberry of Cushenberry Custom Shop for Gene Boucher, the car is also known as the "Marquis". Bill built this car after he had moved his business from Wichita, Kansas to Monterey, California, and after he had completed the well known El Matador. With the car, Bill wanted to achieve a touch of asymmetrical styling by placing a raised peak down the right side of the hood. Bill was a fan of occasional offset touches like this, but felt that it had to be applied with subtlety and discretion. He felt that it was best confined to really bold customs, such as the Marquis, or reserved for completely new designs where it could be integrated into the overall theme. Bill meant that applying an asymmetrical feature without regard for a car's basic styling could lead to aesthetic disaster. The sculpturing along sides and at rear was all Bill's own design.[1]




 

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