The SCPC ’35 Ford

Monday, February 26, 2024
The SCPC ’35 Ford

Man, is it just my twisted perception, or have 1935 Fords suddenly infested the scene like a swarm of hungry cockroaches? I stroll into Tardel’s shop the other… continue reading »

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The Bill Caldwell Corvette

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
The Bill Caldwell Corvette

I’m pretty sure Bill’s ‘57 Corvette was featured in multiple magazines, but I remember it most from the January, 1959 issue of Car Craft. There are elements of… continue reading »

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Featured Classified: 1950 Merc

Wednesday, February 7, 2024
Featured Classified: 1950 Merc

Back in my youth, my old man’s wingman rolled around in a stockish ’49 Merc that had me hooked. Couldn’t quite put my finger on the allure of… continue reading »

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The NordsKog Asteroid

Wednesday, January 17, 2024
The NordsKog Asteroid

A few years back, in the swirling chaos of the automotive journalism, a contemporary publication embarked on a quest for an unconventional clash. They sought a “traditional” hot… continue reading »

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DM Nacional: Mexico’s First Coachbuilder

Thursday, December 21, 2023
DM Nacional: Mexico’s First Coachbuilder

Here I am less than a week back from my trip to Mexico City and I’m flipping through my 1950 edition of ‘Sports Cars and Hot Rods’. What… continue reading »

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The Bill Collins’ ’39 Ford

Wednesday, December 20, 2023
The Bill Collins’ ’39 Ford

Remember Bill Collins? How could one possibly forget that character? The day he fired off an email to me, adorned with snapshots of the then-obscure Scorpion Dragster, seeking… continue reading »

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The Dodge Firearrow IV

Tuesday, December 5, 2023
The Dodge Firearrow IV

So a few weeks ago, I posted some interview excerpts I got from a long-time Detroit designer named Lester Montgomery. The interview was part of another project that… continue reading »

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A Trip to Bonneville in a Westergard Custom

Thursday, November 9, 2023
A Trip to Bonneville in a Westergard Custom

Rik Hoving has been a dedicated custom car historian as far back as I remember. In fact, I can’t tell you how many times that I’ve dug around… continue reading »

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