From the fertile mind of Mickey Thompson in the early ’60s came this fascinating creation, a Pontiac V8 with twin GMC blowers and a pair of seriously crazy cylinder heads. Let’s dig in for a closer look. Continue reading
Here’s a priceless moment in hot rodding history: national newsreel coverage of the third annual National Speed Trials on the Bonneville Salt Flats.
Live from the golden age of hot rodding, here’s an awesome Universal Newsreel item on the 1965 National Hot Rod & Custom Show in New York. From the Munsters Koach to the Surfite, see the hot rod stars of ’65 right here. Continue reading
This year’s Ridler Award at the Detroit Autorama goes to the owner/builder team of Nancy and Buddy Jordan and Steve Frisbie with a reimagined 1933 Ford they call the Renaissance Roadster. Here’s a closer look. Continue reading
Straight from the show floor at Cobo Center, here are the Pirelli Great 8 finalists for the Ridler Award at the 2017 Detroit Autorama. They’ve selected a fascinating assortment of cars this year—please check them out. Continue reading
It’s nearly here! The 2017 Detroit Autorama happens this coming weekend, February 24-26, at Cobo Center. Here’s a preview, including a gallery with all the Ridler Award winners from 1964 through 2016. Continue reading