2008 Detroit Autorama, We Hardly Knew Ye

Well, the 2008 Detroit Autorama was a swell show this year, chock full of goodness for any hot rod persuasion. We saw all of the entrants for the Ridler award, a smattering of kit car action, and some very cool traditional hot rods. Hell, we even saw a Citroen 2CV stuffed with a small block Chevy mill. This show does… » 3/11/08 5:30pm 3/11/08 5:30pm

Freakshow, The Custom Camino From Hello Kitty Hell

Freakshow has our noodle in a bind. There's not much left of the original '64 Chevy C-10, but it definitely says "1964 Chevy Pickup" on the placard. By all rights it should be the absolute baddest truck/car in the show hands down with a blown 354 cubic inch hemi, six Stromberg 97 carbs, the sickest custom headers… » 3/11/08 1:45pm 3/11/08 1:45pm

Golden Submarine Sees Progress, Body Panels

We saw the beginnings of the recreation of Barney Oldfield's Golden Submarine last year, but at this years' 2008 Detroit Autorama, some very noticeable progress has been made on the car. As you can see, the incredibly detailed, lightweight frame has been worked out and sheetmetal work has begun on the sleek little… » 3/10/08 6:15pm 3/10/08 6:15pm

ViperVette Scratches Your Project Car Itch

So after all that high end craftsmanship and attention to detail, we're assuming you need the equivalent of a unicorn chaser. We thought what better to rid you of the perfection of the main show floor and the primed and polished perfection of the Great 8 than with the 1986 ViperVette. That's right, it's the guts of a… » 3/10/08 5:45pm 3/10/08 5:45pm