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Ridler Award-Winning 1940 Ford Wins Del Mar Street Rod d’Elegance Crown

To say the last couple of months have been good to Ron Cizek would be an understatement. Cizek’s “Checkered Past” 1940 Ford won the Goodguys 2013 March Performance Street Rod […]

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1951 Mercury Wins Goodguys 2013 Mothers Custom of the Year

Nick Rogers’ radical 1951 Mercury custom has won the Goodguys 2013 Mothers Custom of the Year award. On a sun baked afternoon in Pleasanton, CA at the Goodguys 31st All […]

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General Motors Resurrects Chevy Camaro Z/28

The public is not often surprised by vehicle introductions these days, so it was fun to see the almost giddy response from attendees at the New York Auto Show Wednesday […]

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Inaugural Barrett-Jackson Cup™ Announced as Grand Prize at 27th Annual Hot August Nights

Barrett-Jackson is upping the ante at this year’s Hot August Nightsshow in Reno, NV. The iconic auction company will not only hold the first-ever Hot August Nights Auction Presented by […]

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Jeep® and Mopar Reveal Six New Concept Vehicles

Jeep® and Mopar have unveiled six new concept vehicles ahead of this year’s annual Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, UT. These new vehicles will be showcased at the 47th annual […]

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Checkered Past: A Closer Look at the 2013 Ridler Award Winner (and Pirelli Great 8)

Ron and Deb Cizek’s 1940 Ford Coupe may be named “Checkered Past,” but the Ridler Award-winning vehicle is more likely an indication of a bright future for custom car builder Andy Leach. The […]

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1940 Ford Coupe Named 2013 Ridler Award Winner

The Detroit Autorama’s Ridler Award is always a highly coveted award. Since this year’s award is the 50th anniversary of the much sought-after honor, the 2013 Ridler Award is extra special—especially for […]

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U.S. Postal Service Introduces Muscle Cars (Forever) Stamps

“Neither snow nor rain nor smoky burnouts nor heavy exhaust fumes stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” OK—maybe we paraphrased a tad, but the powers-that-be […]

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Chrysler Announces Its Most Accessorized Vehicles and Top-Selling Accessories of 2012

If you pegged the RAM 1500 as Chrysler’s most-customized vehicle of 2012, stand up and take a bow. The Chrysler Group LLC announced its most-accessorized vehicles of 2012, along with […]

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2-for-1: Super Summit and TruckFest Shows Combined into Giant Two-Day Event

Hot rod enthusiasts and truck fanatics unite! Summit Racing Equipment has announced that its annual Super Summit and TruckFest shows have been merged into one mammoth event for 2013. That’s […]