Varner Design Gallery

The FIRST Fourty

The first car Don ever built was this beautiful 1940 Ford Coupe.

The California Star

Early concept drawings and the aluminum body for The Calirfornia Star

The El Matador 2000

Concept drawings for the next generation of El Matador

El Matador

El Matador burned down and brought back!

El Matador

1940 Ford Coupe “El Matador” Designed by Don, built by Cushenberry

El Matador

Designed by Don Varner. Built by the late, great Billl Cushenberry

1940 Ford

Don’s custom ’40 Ford. An excellent example of classic style with a modern touch.

California Star

More information on 1984’s Grand National Roadster Show Winner

California Star

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.