Lindsey is a freelance writer and lover of anything with a rumble. Hot rods, muscle cars, motorcycles - she's owned and driven it all. When she's not busy writing about them, she's out in her garage wrenching away. Who doesn't love a tech-savy gal that knows her way around a garage?
Creating custom cars is all about personal touches, one-off components and passion seen through your work. Sure, there are different genres of customization, but when it comes to Kustom Kulture, it boils down to the simple things. See how the crew at the Starlite Rod & Kustom shop accomplish this with AccuAir.
When Hudson enthusiast and expert John Soneff died last year, the classic car community lost one of the best. But thanks to a recent Auctions America sale, Soneff’s memory continues on with many of his prized Hudsons going to new loving homes, including a 1950 Commodore 8 convertible that sold for $112,000.
If you’re an automotive movie aficionado, or a hot rod enthusiast, you’ve undoubtedly heard the name Christine associated with a possessed Plymouth Fury. And with this year marking the 30th anniversary of both the book and the subsequent movie, Chryslers at Carlise is celebrating with a special gathering.
When it comes to vehicles that truly started it all, the Ford Model A is right up there, and now thanks to the Model A Ford Foundation, Inc., the iconic model will get the recognition it deserves at the Gilmore Car Museum campus in Hickory Corners, Michigan, with the opening of the new Model A Museum.
Whether your hot rod is sporting a small block Chevy, big block Chevy, or something a little bit different, Pace Performance has the products and the know-how to get your car performing at its best. While this has always been a goal of Pace, 2013 has brought on even more potential with new product lines.
Last year, the rodders and supporters of the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association had such a great time on the RodFather Tour that they’re adding another road trip to their repertoire for the 2013 season. Find out how to join the Goodguys Texas Road Tour inside!
What’s in a name? Whether it’s family ties, celebrities we adore or inspirational messages like Hope and Faith, what we choose to name individuals who are important to us, like our children and pets, always have some underlying reason behind them. The names we give our vehicles are no different.
Acquiring a beautiful new hot rod can only be topped by one thing-helping people-and this weekend at the Mecum Original Spring Classic Auction in Indianapolis, Indiana, hot rod enthusiasts will be able to do both as they bid on a ‘32 Ford 3 Window Coupe donated to benefit the Curing Kids Cancer organization.
When you think of a classic Chevrolet Bel Air, chances are you imagine fantastic images of the Tri-Five era. But before the Bel Air became known as a Tri-Five, and even before the car became a highly-recognized automobile, the car took on a more low-key life. This, however, doesn’t make it any less impressive.
In a day and age when fuel economy is ever-increasing in importance, insurance rates continue to climb and more classic car owners leave their collections to rust away in fields, it’s becoming harder to find collection-worthy classics in the mainstream industry. But check out what we found!
What could be more fun than driving a life-sized Hot Wheels car? How about proving your driving abilities behind the wheel of an adult-size toy while conquering some of the toughest race terrain on the planet? Well, that’s exactly what the Hot Wheels stunt division recently did. Check out the results inside!
It’s been a long time coming since we’ve seen a really killer hot rod video that doesn’t focus on the nitty gritty details of a hot rod build, but rather lets the feature cars speak for themselves. Whether you’re having a great day or need a quick break from your week, this will put you in the right mood.
What does it take for a car to catch your eye? A candy paint job? Crazy custom modifications? A sick story? Well, this 1960 Cadillac custom hearse call the “Thundertaker” has all that and more. But having been built by Fuller Hot Rods, what else would you expect? Check it out in the video inside.
If you’re into hot rods, car shows and an all-around good time, you know that the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association show season has arrived. But if you didn’t, well, now you do, and we have an offer to get tickets to future shows with a discount, thanks to our friends over at COMP Performance.
May has brought some crazy weather this year so far (we’re looking at you Colorado), and with it has come more legislative action that could affect the hot rodding community. Thankfully, the Specialty Equipment Market Association is remaining a positive influence and model when it comes to state and federal laws