Innovate - Create - Inspire

Custom vehicle and marine interiors


XC Coupe

2015 MotorEx Bronze Medalist Jim Ayoubi's XC Coupe, is a classic example of when a street elite style build evolves into an Elite Street Machine.


At Inside Rides our motto encapsulates our business ethic and our commitment to you. We pride ourselves on our ability to design, create and deliver a supreme custom interior for your vehicle or boat that is second to none in the industry.

Using innovative techniques and quality products, our interiors and vehicle rebuilds have gained much success since our conception in 2001. With over 70 major national interior awards to our credit, it’s no wonder why we are considered as the leading premium custom interior specialist in Australia.

Take a tour through our website or visit our workshop to see what all the fuss is about.

Our Team

We are a family owned business based in Nowra, 2 hours south of Sydney on the South Coast of NSW.

Matt Gilkes - Owner / Designer/ Trimmer

After first sitting down at a sewing machine in 1995, Matt has been designing and trimming custom car interiors since he formed "G-Trim" in 2001, gaining many awards and accolades along the way. Matt is responsible for the design, fabrication and implementation of all the custom car and boat interiors and also takes care of managing the business. Besides being regarded as one of the premier trimmers in the country, Matt is also a certified Aircraft Maintenance Engineer. 

Matt also finds time in his busy schedule to Judge at many custom car shows around Australia, as a member of the Meguiar's judging team, and has judged at events such as Summernats and MotorEx since 2002.

Tyrell Gedes - Apprentice

Tyrell has been employed since mid 2014 in that time tyrell has gained much experience with both trimming, fabrication and customer relations.

Tyrell is currently an indentured apprentice, Motor Vehicle & Marine Trimmer, and is an integral part of each custom interior we complete.

Oz Turner - Trimmer

Oz has been an integral part of the Inside Rides team for almost 18 months taking part in all of the Inside Rides custom rebuilds.


  • Telephone:
    02 4422 6316
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  • Address:
    14B Cumberland Avenue
    South Nowra, NSW, 2541

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