Ford announced at SEMA in November 2013 that it had partnered up with United Pacific Industries to produce stamped steel bodies for the still very much in demand 1932 Ford 5-Window Coupe. The bodies are stamped from original gauge steel using the original machinery where possible, or using new machines built to original specifications. If…
The 1929 Ford ‘Dick Flint’ Roadster is widely considered to be one of the most famous hot rods of the era when hot rods themselves were still a new and revolutionary means of 4-wheeled self-expression for the post-war age. Dick Flint built the roadster from 3 separate Model A Fords, he took the elements he…
The Ford Indy Speedster V8 was built by Bill Lindig and the team at SO-CAL, it’s a testament to classic, race-ready hot rod building and we like it a great deal. The chassis was first conceived by Jackie Howerton, an accomplished second-generation race car driver and lover of all things race car related.
Hot Rod Girl is a classic, 1956 film about the emerging Hot Rod culture. It centres around the story of a man who’s younger brother is killed in a racing accident, he then quits the sport, but the sport isn’t quite done with him.
American Racing have been creating custom wheels for hot rod racing since 1956, they have one of those iconic American logos
I like to think it’s her car.
Hot Rod Magazine was established just after World War II in 1948 and has been publishing a monthly magazine dedicated to automotive tinkering non-stop since then. That’s a hell of a feat.
Ben Thomas is the head wrenchman and owner of Rancho Deluxe in Melbourne, Australia. He’s a down to earth guy who builds some incredibly beautiful, no-nonsense hotrods that are a very accurate representation of what hotrods are supposed to be, or certainly what they started out as.