what are the most commonly used features in solidworks to model car and what is the best starting point?
These lots of work and non-specific questions seems to rotate here since -08 when I joined. My GC friend once answered to this type of Qs "How to model nuclear power station in CAD?". Well because of no answer he did it himself. That's the spirit.
Anyway, I try to help:
Lot's of work with projected lines is here:
PS. You can also use search tutorial feature.
I don't have 'surfaces' toolbar in my solidworks. Does it require separate installation?
Answered with a tutorial: https://grabcad.com/tutorials/how-to-model-the-car-in-solidworks
If you want to learn car modeling you have to master the skills of surface modeling in solidworks, i have found this tutorial of modeling a sports car in solidworks using surface..check it out it might help you
You can go to this link below
Modelling a Car using Solidworks
click on this link below to watch the tutorial
First a little u must to learn how to setting up blueprints of a car in solidWorks so this tutorial will help u to learn that
nd after that u can start ur modeling nd to leanr that so see this tutorial