Which 2011 Barrett-Jackson Vehicle is the Car of Your Dreams?

This weekend's Barrett-Jackson Car Auction features a wide variety of cars and trucks. Many of the cars have already crossed the block and found new owners, but you can still dream. What is the 2011 Barrett-Jackson vehicle of your dreams? » 1/22/11 4:00pm 1/22/11 4:00pm

Ed Roth's Orbitron Found in Mexico!

Finding a battered Orbitron, one of Ed "Big Daddy" Roth's most iconic custom cars, in Mexico is like finding JD Salinger slumped over a bottle of Mescal in a Tijuana speakeasy. The 1964 product of the Roth mind and fiberglass shop recently turned up south of the border, where it had been carnival attraction and… » 8/30/07 9:15am 8/30/07 9:15am

Ed Roth's Mighty Honda Civic on eBay

Back when we were in our teens, some friends of ours had a band called Stickman Lincoln, an oddly-instrumented semi-avant pop group, that in our estimation, was the best Sacramento band you've never heard of. And they had an official vehicle: guitarist/violinist Damian Sol's Datsun 810 wagon. Random appendages were… » 7/10/06 7:30pm 7/10/06 7:30pm

LaVella Hits the Brucker Collection Auction

Long ago, there was a magical place in Buena Park, California called MovieWorld: Cars of the Stars, owned by a pair of brothers by the name of Brucker. Ed Roth worked there. Von Dutch lived in a bus on the property, and although the museum closed in '79, the Bruckers' stored collection contained some fabulous » 5/16/06 12:27am 5/16/06 12:27am

Michigan Man Clones Roth's Mysterion

Ed Roth's Mysterion was widely acknowledged to be a pile of crap; its construction shoddy even by Roth show car standards. But the important thing was the look and with its bubbletop, swiss-cheesed chassis and twin Ford FE mills, the Mysterion had it in spades. Grand Rapids, MI's Dave Shuten inherited the project… » 11/09/05 6:31pm 11/09/05 6:31pm