Richard was born in Concord, California. He has been customizing all makes of cars since the age of sixteen. Richard's first custom, which he drove at age 16 was a slammed 1953 Ford that featured a 1954 Chevrolet grille with extra teeth added, 1956 Oldsmobile taillight lenses, 1956 Oldsmobile spinner hubcaps and Appleton spotlights.
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Richard's eye-catching creations have won countless prestigious awards at all the major West Coast car shows based on excellence in design, workmanship and paint. In the mid 1970s, when custom car creations were virtually at a standstill, Richard’s awesome “Cool 50″ Mercury was one of the primary vehicles that inspired the resurgence of customizing 1950s cars that continues to this day!
In 2013 Richard continued to design and produce a stunning new cruiser every year. His cars have graced countless magazine covers and his passion for this “sport” remained stronger than ever after almost fifty years.
Richard Zocchi's Cars
Richard Zocchi's 1953 Ford
Richard Zocchi's 1957 Oldsmobile
Richard Zocchi's 1961 Oldsmobile 88
Richard Zocchi's 1962 Pontiac Grand Prix
Richard Zocchi's Second 1962 Pontiac Grand Prix
Richard Zocchi's 1964 Buick Wildcat
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