Hot Rods

Get A Preview Of The Hundreds of Cars And Parts At The Ben Snobar Estate Before The August 1 Auction

Washington State is so green that driving through it feels like being underwater. Even the sky was a sort of hazy green-gray, like it was overgrown …

Sports Cars

MIG Welding 101

Last month, in the first of our four-part series, we covered gas welding. This month we’ll continue by delving into MIG welding—far and away the most …

Manufacturing

2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE is the Fastest Pony Car on the Nurburgring

<b>In-Car Video of Camaro Running a 7:16.04 Lap Time and Punching above its weight</b>The Nurburgring has become a worldwide benchmark for high performance …

Sports Cars

Gallery: 25 Photos from the Heyday of Drag Racing

Dave Kommel fell in love with drag racing in 1960 as a 10-year-old reading about Don Garlits in Hot Rod Magazine. He went to his first race in Union …

Classic Cars

Meet One of the Godfathers of Hot Rod Pinstriping

Along with Ed "Big Daddy" Roth and Von Dutch, Lyle Fisk helped define American hot-rod style. All by hand.<p>Back in the 1950s, a handful of artists and craftsmen in California changed car culture forever with their amazing hot rods and customs. Lyle Fisk is one of those guys, a pinstriper who helped …

Trucks

How to Find HOT ROD at the 2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb - Hot Rod Network

The Pikes Peak Hill Climb, which takes place near Colorado Springs, CO, is one of America’s toughest and oldest races. After 100 years, it’s still a …

Colorado

Price Drop Update: 16V Turbo Hot Rod 1975 Volvo 245 DL

<b>6/19/2017 Update:</b> Approaching a year later and this 1975 Volvo 245 DL hot rod wagon is back on offer, this time with a fairly hefty $2,300 price …

Trucks

Massive Gallery: Camaros and Firebirds from HOT ROD Power Tour 2017

HOT ROD Power Tour 2017 Is Presented By Chevrolet Performance And Driven By Continental TireHOT ROD Power Tour 2017 coverage wouldn’t be complete …

Trading Speed for Altitude – Big Red’s Prep for Pikes Peak

How Big Red Camaro resets for America’s biggest hill climb.You can’t build one car to race everything as-is. The rule of compromise says that if you …

Autos

Dodge Gives Customers The Upper Hand On Demon Ordering!

We have more proof today that Dodge is the coolest car company. EVER. Dodge President Tim Kuniskis has made the unprecedented move of incentivizing …

Sports Cars

Add Air Conditioning to your Old Car. It’s Easy.

It used to be that one of the first things you’d trash from your performance car was the air conditioning system, assuming your car had it, of …

Home Improvement

CW ARCHIVES: Ducati/NCR Titanium Flyer "New Blue" Tribute to "Old Blue"

<b>From the June 2007 issue</b><p><b>Much of our older content has been stored on the back shelves of our offices... we always have fun looking back at days gone</b> …

Motorcycles

A beautiful hot rod does angry things at the Hoonigan Donut Garage

The Hoonigan Daily Transmission series opens a window into the goings-on at the company’s Long Beach headquarters. This is where you’ll find all …

Cool Stuff

First Direct-Injection COPO Camaro Goes Drag Racing

When port fuel injection (PI) first debuted in the mid-1980s, no one knew what to make of it. With no carb or distributor to adjust, it was a steep …

Classic Cars

1941 Kozy Coach Trailer And 1932 Ford V-8 Hot Rod Are Made For Each Other

Summer has finally arrived in most parts of the northern hemisphere, so why not go for some backcountry exploring with this classic caravan?<br>Read more …

Sports Cars

2018 Wide-Body Hellcat Truths & Rumors!

You may have seen these spy shots floating around of a wide-body Hellcat that looks strikingly similar to the new Dodge Demon (for the complete Demon …

Sports Cars

Aftermarket Pioneer Vic Edelbrock Jr. Has Passed Away

Vic Edelbrock Jr, one of the guiding lights of the aftermarket, past president and board member of the Specialty Equipment Manufacturing Association …

Meet The 409-Powered Camaro Chevrolet Should Have Built

In 2009, Michael Feinstein, owner of Nostalgia Motor Sports, spotted a rendering in the September issue of HOT ROD created by artist Steve Stanford. …

Sports Cars

Quick Tech: Roto-Fab Intake Install on a 2017 Chevy SS

Ah, the good ol’ cold air intake. It’s the preverbal christening upgrade for any new car. It’s the modification that first speaks, “This is mine,” …

Sports Cars

2017 Power Tour Cyclone Spoiler II That Got Its Owner Into the 150mph Club At Bonneville

HOT ROD Power Tour 2017 Is Presented By Chevrolet Performance And Driven By Continental TireIf you think that Power Tour is just for rocking chair …

Sports Cars

2017 Hot Rod Dirt Drags Pt 4

For the 4th and Final day of the 2017 Hot Rod Dirt Drags coverage we continue on through the day Saturday.<p>Racing was from 10am until 4pm and yes Amy …

Fishing

Stolen ’65 Corvette Found After 36 Years

Years later, the Stingray turned up as a 500-horsepower race-inspired hot rod, much to the surprise of the original owner.

Chevrolet Corvette

Amazing 1970 Chevelle SS396 Barn Find Sells at the Russo and Steele Auction

Every January, thousands of car enthusiasts in the market for a collector car bombard Scottsdale, Arizona, for the world’s largest auction arena. …

Sports Cars

How To Build a Motorized Drift Trike

Drift trikes aren’t new, they were called Big Wheels or Green Machines in the 1970s and featured mechanical tricks you might recognize on modern …

Shane McAlary returns to Street Outlaws in a new Vega

<b>Return of the Blackbird Vega</b>There was never a moment’s thought that <i>Street Outlaw</i> Shane McAlary would not come back. And there was never any doubt …

Classic Cars

So, You Want to Buy a Race Track?

Do you know someone who is always telling you how much better they could run a race track? Are you that person? Maybe you just want your own …

Motorsport

Turn Back Tuesday: Mickey Thompson’s Titanium Pinto Funny Car

One of the most unique Funny Cars from a period when they were becoming more homogenized, the M/T Pinto Funny Car was powered by a blown Ford Boss …

Drag Racing

Simon Harris is Road Tripping a 1970 Camaro Across America

Simon Harris had a dream of one day seeing all of America in his favorite car, a 1970 Camaro. So with his wife Lisa Lee’s blessing, he sought out and …

Transformers 5 Toys Spotlight Cogman, Hot Rod & Skullitron

Toys for <b>Transformers: The Last Knight</b> put the spotlight on new characters like Cogman, Hot Rod and Skullitron. After a three-year break, the</i> …

Movies