Custom car
A custom car is a passenger vehicle that has been substantially modified in either of the following two waysAlthough the two are related, custom cars are distinct from hot rods. The extent of this dif...
Ken Block’s Gymkhana Seven Mustang
In Ken Block’s Gymkhana Five, his 650hp Ford Fiesta almost singlehandedly made the subcompact car cool by tearing up the urban landscape of San Francisco. Launching the 2.0L turbo Ford rallycross car ...
RAT ROD OR NOT
Rat Rod or Crap Rod depending on who you talk to. The Rat Rod started out as a car that was built to drive on a budget that was dictated by your paycheck,most were a work in progress. They were fun to...
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Kustom (cars)
Kustoms are modified cars from the 1930s to the early 1960s, done in the customizing styles of that time period. The usage of a "K" for "Kustom" rather than a "C", is believed to have originated with ...
Hot rod
Hot rods are typically old, classic American cars with large engines modified for linear speed. The origin of the term "hot rod" is unclear. Roadsters were the cars of choice because they were light, ...
Rat rod
A rat rod is a style of hot rod or custom car that, in most cases, imitates (or exaggerates) the early hot rods of the 1940s, 1950s, and early-1960s. The style is not to be confused with the somewhat ...
Hirohata Merc
The Hirohata Merc is a 1950s custom car, "the most famous custom of the classic era". Setting a style and an attitude, it had a "momentous effect" on custom car builders, appeared in several magazines...
Ken Block’s Gymkhana Seven Mustang
In Ken Block’s Gymkhana Five, his 650hp Ford Fiesta almost singlehandedly made the subcompact car cool by tearing up the urban landscape of San Francisco. Launching the 2.0L turbo Ford rallycross car ...
RAT ROD OR NOT
Rat Rod or Crap Rod depending on who you talk to. The Rat Rod started out as a car that was built to drive on a budget that was dictated by your paycheck,most were a work in progress. They were fun to...
Lead sled
In automotive usage, a lead sled is a hot rod consisting of a heavily modified stock vehicle, particularly though not exclusively a 1949, 1950 or 1951 model year Ford or Mercury car. Contemporary auto...
Lowrider
A lowrider (sometimes low rider) is an automobile or other vehicle modified so that its ground clearance is less than its design specification. This can be accomplished by installation of tires with ...
Volksrod
Volksrods are modified Volkswagen beetles. They are used as an alternative to traditional Ford-based hot rods. Classic Ford Model Ts and Model As are becoming more scarce and more valuable than ever. ...
Front engine dragster
The front engine dragster is a type of racing car purpose built for drag racing. Now considered obsolete in the 'big show' realm of cars, the "rail", "digger", or "slingshot" type dragster is now use...
Gasser (car)
A gasser is a type of hot rod originating on the dragstrips of the United States in the late 1950s and continued until the early 1970s. Gassers are based on production models from the 1930s to mid-19...
Cal looker
A Cal looker (California looker) is any aircooled Volkswagen (most often the Type 1) modified in fashion originating in Orange County, California in the late 1960s.
The Type 1 is popular with car ...
California Hot Rod Reunion
California Hot Rod Reunion is a gathering of drag racers, hot rod enthusiasts and street rodders held in Bakersfield, California. The event was created by Steve Gibbs, vice-president of the National ...
T-bucket
A T-bucket (or Bucket T) is a hot rod, based on a Ford Model T of the 1915 to 1927 era, but extensively modified, or alternatively built with replica components to resemble a Model T
Model Ts were...
National Hot Rod Reunion
The National Hot Rod Reunion is a gathering of nostalgia drag racers, street rodders and automotive enthusiasts based on the California Hot Rod Reunion. The first four years of the National Hot Rod R...
Beatnik Bandit
The Beatnik Bandit is a custom car created in 1961 by "Big Daddy" Ed Roth, originally as a project for Rod & Custom magazine. A Hot Wheels car was made based on the Beatnik Bandit. The thing that...
Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum
The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California, is located on the edge of the historic Los Angeles County Fairplex. It houses a collection of memorab...
Three window coupe
The three window coupé (commonly just "three-window") is a style of automobile characterized by two side windows and a backlight. The style was popular from the 1920s until the beginning of World War ...
Popular Hot Rodding
Popular Hot Rodding was a monthly American automotive magazine from Source Interlink media dedicated to high-performance automobiles, hot rods, and muscle cars. Though it focused primarily on vehicles...
American Hot Rod
American Hot Rod is a reality television series that originally aired between 2004 and 2008 on The Learning Channel and Discovery Channel. The unique series documented the crew at Boyd Coddington's ca...