Car Kings

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  • 2020
  • 1 Season
  • 7.5  (56)

Car Kings is a reality show that follows the life of legendary car customizer Mike Rock and his team Beau Boeckmann, Mad Mike Martin, Dave Shuten, and "Wheelman" Los as they buy, sell, and restore classic cars to perfection. The show aired on the Discovery Channel in 2020, and it has become an instant hit with car enthusiasts who love watching the process of restoring and customizing classic cars.

The show is centered on the custom shop, Galpin Auto Sports, founded by Beau Boeckmann's father, Frank Boeckmann, Sr., over 70 years ago. Beau has taken over the business and has transformed the automotive industry with his innovative designs and customization techniques. The shop has worked on over 12,000 cars, including many famous movie cars, such as the Batmobile, from the '60s version of the Batman TV show.

The show features the team at Galpin Auto Sports as they take on new projects, and each episode typically focuses on one or two car builds. From the initial purchase of the car, to stripping it down to the bare chassis, to the final stages of painting and detailing, viewers get an inside look at the customizing process that goes into creating a unique car.

Mike Rock leads the team with his vast knowledge of classic cars, and his passion for automotive history. He is an expert in restoring vintage cars and has worked on some of the most high-profile builds in the industry. He is dedicated to bringing each car back to its original glory, paying attention to the smallest details that can make or break a restoration job.

Mad Mike Martin is the team's fabricator and has an incredible talent for creating one-of-a-kind custom creations. He can take any idea and turn it into a reality, always pushing the limits of what is possible in the world of car customization. From chopped roofs to custom paint jobs, Mike can turn any car into a masterpiece.

Beau Boeckmann is the company's president and has a keen eye for style and design. He is responsible for driving the company's creative direction and ensuring that every project meets the high standards that Galpin Auto Sports is known for. Beau embodies the automotive lifestyle and is always looking for ways to push the envelope in car customization.

One of the unique aspects of the show is the focus on the history of the cars they work on. From the Ferrari Dino to the '67 Mustang GTA, each car has its own story, and the team takes great care to preserve its history while adding their own custom touches. Viewers also get to learn about the cars and their significance, giving them a deeper appreciation for the restoration process.

The show is not just about restoring classic cars, however. The team also takes on some unique challenges, such as turning a Hummer H1 into a stealthy urban assault vehicle, complete with bulletproof glass and night vision goggles. They also create a monster truck out of a 1941 Willys Coupe and attempt to set a world record for the longest jump by a monster truck.

Overall, Car Kings is an exciting show that highlights the passion and dedication that goes into restoring classic cars. With an experienced team that is always pushing the limits of what is possible, viewers are in for a wild ride as they watch each project come to life. For anyone who loves cars or is interested in the automotive industry, this show is a must-watch.

Car Kings is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on March 30, 2020.

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Jeff Dunham's Strange Little Van
8. Jeff Dunham's Strange Little Van
May 18, 2020
Comedian Jeff Dunham sends the guys on a hunt for period-correct parts and technology to restore his eclectic and rare 1970s sports-van. Meanwhile, Beau brings in a 1929 German economy car that's a spiritual ancestor to the Volkswagen Beetle.
Who's Your Big Daddy
7. Who's Your Big Daddy
May 11, 2020
Galpin takes an unseen Ed Roth show-rod out of the trash and restores it for a grand debut at the Corvette Museum. As the guys prepare for the exhibit, Beau and Dave take a trip down memory lane while riding around in the first car they rebuilt together.
Beau and the Bandit
6. Beau and the Bandit
May 4, 2020
The Galpin team takes inspiration from the past to build a super-advanced parts truck. This innovative build combines old-school parts and new-school technology with giant horsepower and a custom retro paint job for added flair.
Holy Smokes Batman
5. Holy Smokes Batman
April 27, 2020
Beau & the Galpin team take on two famous Hollywood cars built by the iconic George Barris. They completely restore the beloved candy red tow truck from the show "Sanford and Son" starring Red Foxx. Then, an icon of the silver screen gets a refresh.
Lots of Plumbing
4. Lots of Plumbing
April 20, 2020
The Driven team restores one of the most offbeat builds ever -- the Bathtub Hot Rod. Built in 1969 from bathtubs and a toilet, the team updates the parts and drops in a new engine. Then it's off to the Yokohama Hot Rod Show in Japan, where it shocks fans.
The Resto-MACH 22
3. The Resto-MACH 22
April 13, 2020
The iconic Mustang is off to the races when Team Galpin builds a '72 Mach-1 resto-mod to meet NASCAR superstar Joey Logano's need for speed. Meanwhile, Beau makes a pit stop at SEMA to deliver a 2019 GT and gets taken for a spin in the Burn Yard.
Details Details Details
2. Details Details Details
April 6, 2020
Dave Shuten finally gets his chance to become hot rod royalty by competing for the AMBR award at the Grand National Roadster Show. The Galpin team pulls out all the stops finishing a '32 Ford Roaster Pickup that's been in progress for two decades.
Shelby's Secret Project
1. Shelby's Secret Project
March 30, 2020
Beau Boeckmann and the Galpin Crew resurrect a one-of-a-kind Pantera that Carroll Shelby hot-rodded for a secret project with Lee Iacocca. Meanwhile, a celebrity client arrives to pick up his restored '68 Charger with modern muscle under the hood.
Where to Watch Car Kings
Car Kings is available for streaming on the Discovery Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Car Kings on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, FuboTV, Google Play, Apple TV and Discovery.
  • Premiere Date
    March 30, 2020
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (56)