The list of hot rod luminaries that roamed SoCal’s sunny landscape – many profiled in this column – helped define what we know today as “hot rod culture.” And every once in a while, a handful of such legends join forces to create a special
In his many decades as a hot rodder, shop owner, and car builder, Don Richardson has had his share of cool cars and trucks. You might recall his rare ’38 Ford convertible sedan, which was a Goodguys America’s Most Beautiful Street Rod finalist a few
Some street machines are meant to be subtle. Mark Brownfield’s ’70 Dodge Challenger, “Kryptonite”, is just the opposite. With bright and bold paint, Hellcat power, and a wicked stance, this street machine takes things to an extreme!
Mark teamed up with Altered Motion in Ravenna,
Any hot rod or custom shop owner knows that personal rides are rolling advertisements for the shop’s work. If that ride not only looks great but is also a top track performer, you’re covering all the bases.
For Chris Smith, owner of Smitty’s Custom Automotive
“A woodie wagon makes perfect sense!”
That’s the thought Greg Tidwell had when he started his search for a hot rod that he and his then-pregnant wife, Penni, could enjoy as a family. That was about 20 years ago. In fact, their son Wyatt never
Thousands of hours of meticulous labor, cutting-edge manufacturing techniques, innovative design and the highest level of build quality result in a groundbreaking Camaro complete with a one-off carbon fiber body, 1,010-horsepower engine and a myriad of custom details
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The extensive restomod build features a 6.8-liter LS3 V8 topped with a massive 3.0-liter Whipple supercharger, heavy-duty off-road suspension, "floating" interior and much more
Ringbrothers unveiled another one of their latest creations this week at the 2022 SEMA Show — a custom-built 1972 Chevrolet K5 Blazer
The reimagined American icon merges an ultra-high-performance modern drivetrain and chassis with hundreds of custom touches achieved through digital design, 3D printing, aerospace-grade composite and alloy components, and thousands of hours of hand craftsmanship and finish work
Ringbrothers has unveiled its latest creation, dubbed "PATRIARC." The
The most extreme Ringbrothers build yet merges vintage farm truck with modern racecar and boasts a high-performance 1,000-horsepower tall-deck marine racing engine and hundreds of custom touches attained through over 10,000 build hours of craftsmanship and finish work
Ringbrothers has unveiled its most extreme creation yet,
Goodguys is getting back to the roots of the association – and the roots of hot rodding – with an all-new build for the 2023/2024 Grand Prize Giveaway vehicle. We’re teaming up with Streamline Custom Designs, United Pacific, Johnson’s Hot Rod Shop, and a host