hot rods

Mecum at Portland Expo Center June 22-23

WALWORTH, Wis. – Mecum Auctions will return to Portland June 22-23 for an offering of 600 classic and collector cars at Oregon’s Portland Expo Center. Offerings will include everything from American muscle cars and Corvettes, to classics, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more. Among the Mecum Portland auction’s featured lots is a two-owner 1961 Chrysler...

2018 Hot Rod Power Tour dates announced

LOS ANGELES, /PRNewswire/ — TEN: A Discovery Communications Company announced the return of the 24th annual HOT ROD Power Tour, rolling through the heartland of hot rod culture this June. Classic cars and hot rods travel city to city, over 1,300 miles, enjoying the people and stops along the way. The highly anticipated seven-day,...

Corvettes at Carlisle welcomes Vette Rods in 2018

  CARLISLE, PA – You’ve heard of Hot Rods, but how about Vette Rods? Vette Rods are a melding of Corvettes from the past, with present day mods. At the 2018 Corvettes at Carlisle weekend, presented by Corvette America, there will be plenty of examples of this hybrid genre of Corvette. It...

Leake sale to feature Rolland Collection

NEWBURY PARK,Calif. _ Leake Auction Company and Heritage Auctions  will present The Rolland Collection, a selection of 24 unique and custom exotics and racing cars at a special sale Dec. 9 in the Rolland Racing Museum in Newbury Park, California. The Rolland Collection is home to a variety of collectible automobiles including Indianapolis race cars,...

Rolling Bones Exhibit at Saratoga Automobile Museum

Saratoga Springs, NY –  California may be the home of hot rodding, but automobile lovers and collectors worldwide know that some of the world’s finest hot rods are constructed across the USA in Ken Schmidt and Keith Cornell’s Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop in Greenfield Center, NY. The duo’s renowned handiwork...

America’s Car Museum’s Route 66 Gallery receives updates

TACOMA, Wash.  – America’s Car Museum (ACM) recently updated its “Route 66: Dream of the Mother Road” exhibit with an assortment of cool “hot rods” throughout American motoring history. To pay homage to the cars that cruised the iconic highway, ACM will now display 11 modified vehicles in the Summer Drive Series...

Fuzz Bucket!

  I was really floored by the fuzzy interior in this Y-Bucket I saw at the Cheaterama in Milwaukee back in August. As much as I hate to admit it, interiors like this are what we dreamed of having in our cars back in the 1960s. Back then people actually liked...

Fun, Fun, Fun

By John Gunnell The 2015 Symco Shakedown shook of two inches of rain on Friday to become a fun-fun-fun show with Betty Boop look-alike pin-up girls, outrageous bands and a gigantic swap meet. It was year seven this traditional hot rod show. “Traditional” hot rods are those built with only equipment...