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Rock star's 1930 Ford Model A hot rod is a bare metal monster
Custom built for Seether's Dale Stewart, this bespoke hot rod started life as a Ford Model A – but now packs a V8 HEMI engine and a steampunk design
Dec 21 2018
This 1948 Spurgin-Giovanine Roadster is hot rod royalty
This was the hot rod to end all hot rods in its 1948 heyday – now this Hall of Fame dry lake racer is heading to auction in Scottsdale with Gooding & Co next January
Dec 12 2018
This 1967 VW Beetle has been transformed into a hot rod
It looks like a 1940s American hot rod but there's really a Volkswagen Beetle hiding underneath – this 'Opera Coupe' is a surefire head-turner
Dec 07 2018
College-built restomod Ford Sedan is too cool for school
This bespoke 1933 Ford Sedan hot rod was built by students of the Metropolitan Community College in Nebraska – and it's being sold at auction to raise funds for more projects
Nov 27 2018
Hot rod heaven: concours winning '32 Ford for sale
Lloyd Bakan won nearly 50 awards with this car, including the Pebble Beach Concours
Nov 19 2018
Is the Chrysler Prowler a monster or just misunderstood?
Often derided for its awkward attempt at retro hot-rod styling and lumped with its PT Cruiser cousin, the Prowler might finally be coming of age. Here's why...
Nov 15 2018
Top 10 greatest ever hot rods
These are the hot rods that changed history by being the fastest, best-looking and most influential – which would you choose?
Nov 08 2018
Customiser Ed Roth's 'Mysterion' hot rod replica on sale
A recreation of one of Ed Roth's most creative vehicles is being sold at next month's RM Sotheby's Petersen Automotive Museum auction
Nov 05 2018
Iconic Plymouth Belvedere drag racer leads Mecum auction
One of just six built, this crowd pleasing drag racer is being sold by Mecum Auctions in January 2019
Oct 31 2018
Santa Pod to unveil classic drag racer at NEC
British dragstrip Santa Pod Raceway has added another drag racer to its collection and will showcase it next month at the NEC Classic Motor Show
Oct 17 2018
Classics for sale: 1958 BMW Isetta 300 LHD hot rod
Two alternative versions of the future combine in this 1958 microcar with a difference
Sep 24 2018
Petersen Museum launching counterculture-themed hot rod exhibit
A new exhibition opens at the Petersen Automotive Museum next month, displaying counter culture in its automotive form
Sep 13 2018
George Barris: possibly the most remarkable garage sale ever!
A sale of memorabilia from the late legendary Hollywood customizer George Barris was never going to be ordinary – but who knew it would be this crazy...
Aug 22 2018
Hot rods star at National Motor Museum’s latest exhibition
Beaulieu hosts record-breaking Hot Rod & Custom Drive-In Day – and kicks off The Art of Kustom exhibition starring automotive art of Andy Saunders
Jun 19 2018
Beaulieu to showcase Andy Saunders exhibition
National Motor Museum will launch a new summer display – The Art of Kustom – featuring Andy Saunders’ latest creation, Metropolis, at Hot Rod and Custom Drive-In Day on June 17
Apr 17 2018
Jim Street's Kookie’s Kar hot rod sells for $440,000!
The iconic hot rod credited with starting the 1950s T-bucket craze has sold at Mecum Auctions, from the estate of the late Jim Street
Apr 04 2018
Collecting the Christmas tree in a rat rod
What's the ideal transport for collecting your Christmas tree with? Burlen reckon it's a 6.3-litre rat rod...
Dec 06 2017
Gene Winfield Open House
Legendary customiser and TV prop-maker Gene Winfield held a remarkable open day at his house in the desert. AutoClassics had to be there!
Oct 24 2017
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