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HOT ROD MILESTONES

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HOT ROD MILESTONES

Three Hot Rods, 231 Years of Rod History The Isky T, Elvis Car and Leham-Leonardo Roadster Today there remains a large number of hot rods from the pre-war era (read: original hot rods), but few of those survivors can boast a story that these three roadsters offer. The trio of black beauties originated from Southern…continue reading »

Barris’ Villa Riviera

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Barris’ Villa Riviera

The Villa Riviera began as George Barris’ personal car, a gift from Buick Division’s press fleet to “see what he can do with it.” Barris did a lot with it and as he did, he wrote a series of articles and photo documented each step of the customization in Hot Rod magazine’s 1964 Custom Car…continue reading »

Nine Lives Custom: Beto’s 1951 Chevy Fleetline

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1951 Chevy Fleetline

Words: Tony T-Bone Colombini; Photos: Mike Basso; Model: Lovely Miss T In this feature, we expose the secret that connects us with our classic vehicles. As I spoke with Robert “Beto” Rojas to find the story behind his fine sled, we ended up talking about the agony and the ecstasy of building it. We all know this…continue reading »

Hand Me Down Hot Rod – Steve Edwards’ 1927 roadster

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1927 Roadster

Words: Eddie “T-Bird” Donato;Photos: Mike Basso; Model: Darby Fox Keeping his eyes open, scouring swap meets and do-it-yourself fabrication were the keys to Steve Edwards building his 1927 roadster. Virtually every component of the roadster was given to him or he worked out a great deal. Having built hot rods since he was 15 years old,…continue reading »