Christopher DeMorro is a freelance writer and journalist from Connecticut with two passions in life; writing and cars. This has led him to pursue a full time career as a freelancer with a focus on cars.
Look for a cheap project with lots of classic character? Why not an early-to-mid 60′s C10 pickup? Want power you say? Well this old small-block only needs a big cam to shred its tires like a pro. Is a pickup project in your future?
This one-of-a-kind rat rod wrecker is called the Diamond T. Besides being a badass rat rod, this eBay Find of the Day also comes with a lot of cool vintage knick-knacks like a 1920′s fire extinguisher and Budweiser cooler.
Social Networking and the Internet are integral to reaching new customers these days. Hedman Headers’ new blog is a great way to stay updated about their latest products and project updates.
In the 1950′s, American’s loved the look of European sports cars. Wall Troy, an Illinois Jaguar dealer, helped handcraft this sweet unique roadster, which features a Chevy small-block V8 under its hood.
It may be hard to believe, but back in 1929 the Miss America VIII sported two 1,800 horsepower Miller V16 engines as Garfield Wood hoped to bring the water speed record back to America. This brief video uncovers this unique boat’s history.
The defining feature of a Flathead Ford V8 is the flat cylinder head. But Corvette godfather Zora Arkus-Duntov developed an overhead-valve conversion kit for the Flathead, which increased its performance potential by a ton. These heads are still out there, powering cars like this record-setting 400 HP hot rods.
This old video of custom hot rods ripping around the race track in the late 1940′s is a sweet reminder of just how far racing and safety technology has come. See if you can spot even a single safety belt in these open-roof race cars.
The “Plastic Plymouth” is one of those rare, unrestored old racers that hits the perfect note of horsepower and classic good looks. It may not be a full-fledged funny, but we wouldn’t want to challenge that big HEMI engine under the hood. Would you?
It is estimated that fewer than 40 Kurtis 500KK roadsters were ever built, and even fewer survive today. But is this Corvette competitor still worth almost three-quarters of a million dollars?
Bob Riggle drove the original Hurst HEMI Under Glass, and now he campaigns a replica of the famed bumper-dragging wheelie machine across the world. This brief video shows Riggle at the 2007 Goodwood Festival of Speed, showing those limey Brits how to do a proper wheel stand.
The average American holds on to their car for about six years these days. But Rachel Veitch, who is 93, has had her 1964 Mercury Comet for almost 50 years. Sadly, after 576,000, she has decided to finally hang up her car keys for good.
Back at the dawn of the television age, there weren’t a dozen 30-second commercials during shows, but one long, 5-minute commercial, like this ad hosted by Danny Kaye for GM. Full of fresh cars for 1963, this advertisement oozes cool, even almost 50 years later.
There are lots of hot cars with hot girls posing with them, but the dichotomy of a hot red head with a red hot rod is too good to ignore. Photographer Pete Springer brings us this awesome shot for you to drool over.
Japan isn’t known for its burgeoning hot rod scene, but this unique old shoebox Ford found by SpeedHunters in the Land of the Rising Sun proves that American culture (and cars) are just about everywhere these days.
The post-war era of hot rodders saw many great names rise and fall with their creations. Carl Fleischmann’s dual-supercharged roadster was ahead of its time in so many ways, but so few of us remember it. Why?