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    Auctions: eBay Find of the Day: Craterface's '49 Mercury convertible from Grease
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    Here is your chance to own your very own piece of greased lightning. Well, not the Greased Lighting, it's actually the black, flamed 1949 Mercury convertible that races against John Travolta in the classic 1978 movie Grease, and it's for auction on eBay Motors. While it appeared in the film's ...

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    Video: Can you really supercharge a 1978 Chevy Monza with leaf blowers?
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    There's a reason I don't own a dyno. Well, technically there are around five thousand reasons I don't own a dyno, but the most prominent of those is the fact that I'd spend all my days tracking down horsepower in the most hairbrained of ways. You know, like bolting five leaf blowers to a 1978 ...

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    SEMA: 1940 Ford is a blank-slate for hot rod dreams
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    The 1940 Ford Coupe body shell from Ford Restoration Parts presents a clean canvas for those people who've always wanted the perfect hot rod. The durable body is a far better starting place than similar kits made from fiberglass, and is much easier to source than an original 70-year-old ...

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    Official: This '32 Ford Roadster is the Goodguys Hot Rod of the Year
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    Tom Gloy wanted a '32 Ford he could drive low and fast, so he took his dream to Roy Brizio Street Rods Inc. in San Francisco where the car seen above was born. Brizio and his team made some radical changes to a typical '32 Ford, starting with a narrowed cowl, grille and windshield. The ...

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    Video: Hot Rod pits Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 against '69 Red Devil
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    Mike Stielow is known for taking classic Chevy Camaro coupes and bending them into machines that not only kick ass in a straight line, but that can actually outhandle modern sports cars around a road course, too. His pro touring creations are nothing short of legendary, and as a suspension ...

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    Video: Hot Rod pits vintage rat rod against Lamborghini Aventador in desert duel
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    Impracticality comes in many shapes and sizes, and that's as true in automotive terms as it is anywhere else. Consider this: Depending on a series of lifestyle choices, a Honda Civic could prove just as useless for one man as a Ford F450 Super Duty would for another. If there's one segment of ...

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    Video: Watch Hot Rod hit 202 MPH in Lingenfelter Camaro ZL1
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    When Lingenfelter Performance Engineering announced it had crossed the 200-mph mark in its tuned Camaro ZL1, the man guiding the wheel was Hot Rod editor-in-chief Dave Freiburger. We saw a short video of the run in the 702-horsepower – that's at the wheels – coupe, but in the latest ...

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    Official: Lingenfelter Camaro ZL1 tops 200 mph
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    With the 2013 Shelby GT500 putting out 662 horsepower and 631 pound-feet torque, we're guessing that more than a few owners of the new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will be looking to even things up via the aftermarket. The speed-obsessed guys over at Lingenfelter Performance Engineering are already ...

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    Video: Hot Rod tackles the Alaska Highway in 1968 Ford Ranchero Baja 1000 clone
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    Last time Roadkill took a trip it inolved a $1,500 budget, a 1972 Pontiac Catalina and a trip from El Paso to Los Angeles. This time their adventures point northward to Alaska, and their chariot will be a clone of the 1968 Ford Ranchero that Hot Rod used to take a class win in the first Baja ...

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    Video: German enthusiasts show true passion for rockabilly and rat rods
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    The event is called Rust and Dust, but this year that dust was replaced with rain and mud. Still, the attendees of this automotive festival in Teterow, Germany arrived in large numbers to share their passion for rockabilly, rat rods and racing. The rain attempted to dampen spirits, but it was ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Caresto T6 Roadster, 2004 Hot Rod of the Year [w/video]
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    We have something of a hard time applying the term "hot rod" to the Caresto T6 R. The unusual Volvo-based retro one-off has simply transcended the art. Whereas most builders start with chassis manufactured by one of the illustrious Big Three, the T6 R is a clean-sheet design with a mid-engine ...

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    Video: Patina'd Camaro rat rod hits the dyno
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    Imagine dumping $100,000 into a 2010 Chevrolet Camaro, building a 485-cubic-inch engine topped with a Kenne Bell supercharger and adding coilovers to all four corners, only to learn that your hot rod wasn't different enough. Such a scenario played out for Bill Rombauts and Dave Sherer, but ...

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    Patina'd 2010 Chevrolet Camaro headed to Power Tour
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    Bill Rombauts and his buddy Dave Sherer have taken the patina'd rat rod look to new heights, applying the rust-first philosophy to a 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS. Before going all Father Time on the paint job, the two spent close to $100,000 giving the car as much go as it has show. Underneath all ...

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    Video: UPS truck gets SHO transplant, flame job
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    When it comes to getting packages where they're going, few crews are more on point than the team at UPS. Whether it's across the state or around the world, Brown gets your gear where it's going with a quickness. The company has used a fleet of proprietary delivery trucks since 1966, but judging ...

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    Video: Australian man brings SoCal hot-rodding to Oz
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    Australia's obsession with automobiles is as strong as the passion we feel for them here in the states. Bandit Films recently brought us a clip showing one man's love for his Ford Falcon Squire. Now it's produced a new film showing one man's ode to the dry lakes racers from a bygone era in ...

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    Video: 2011 Shelby GT350 coupe smokes some meats with Hot Rod
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    Hot Rod takes the 2011 Shelby GT350 out for a smoke break – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Hot Rod was recently busy filming its Shelby Cobra versus Super Snake video, but that doesn't mean there wasn't some downtime. That break in the action... resulted in more action, because ...

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    Rendered Speculation: Vintage hot rod reimagined with CTS-V power
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    Bo Zolland's Cadillac-powered 33-34 hot rod – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The last time we checked in with Bo Zolland he was rendering a Camaro to do Le Mans duty. Half a year later, he's stayed in the house of General Motors but gone back in time - on the outside, at least. His ...

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    The Hot Rod Art Book for iPad teaches you how to draw cars [w/video]
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    Hot Rod Art Book app for the iPad – Click above to watch video after the jump
    If you want to draw hot rods and learn the basics of drawing cars, then you'll want to check out the Hot Rod Art Book for the iPad. A combination of the text-only book and the videos you'll find at the book's site ...

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    SEMA 2009: Toyota Tundra Hot Rod kinda cool misses the bullseye
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    Toyota Tundra Hot Rod - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Yeah... Toyota is painting this one as a what-would-happen if Tundras existed back during the hot rodding heyday of the 1950s. We'll let you draw your own conclusions about that. However, we would like to take this opportunity to ...

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    Autoblog at the 7th Annual Wings, Wheels and Rotors show
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    7th Annual Wings, Wheels and Rotors Expo - Click above for our huge image gallery
    This past Sunday was the 7th Annual Wings, Wheels and Rotors Expo at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos, California, and after our experience there last year, we just had to go back for more. As you ...

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