Rat Fink

Creations of Ed “Big Daddy” Roth at Amelia Island March 9-11

“He’s the Salvador Dali of the movement — a surrealist in his designs, a showman by temperament, a prankster . . . “ Tom Wolfe on Ed “Big Daddy” Roth in The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby. 1963. It’s a small class; just eight cars. But the 23rd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance’s Cars of...

Car of the Week: 1930 Ford custom

“I’m still kind of figuring things out. I’ve definitely never had anything this radical,” laughs John Zick, of his stunning, metallic green 1930 Ford custom rod. “What I wanted was that Rat Fink look. I grew up reading CARtoons magazine, remember those? Well, that’s the look I wanted.”