Tom Hanks Has So Many Emmys He Uses Them For Hood Ornaments

Tom Hanks showed off just how any more Emmys he has than you by taping one to the front of his Town Car. We get it Tom, you've got a lot of Emmys. » 9/24/12 1:20pm 9/24/12 1:20pm

Just like how you're not rich until you start burning $100 bills for fun, you don't really have a lot of Emmys until you can use one as a hood ornament.

When car art becomes ornithological menace

You have to look at Antonio Berni’s 1965 sculpture El pájaro amenazador (“Threatening Bird”) for a few seconds to realize that most of its non-organic elements are old car parts, like a steering wheel serving as weird, industrial diadem. » 3/18/11 11:00am 3/18/11 11:00am

In Russia, Hood Ornaments Have Cozies

It makes perfect sense. After all, Russia is cold. Very cold. It’s home to the coldest settlement on Earth, where birds drop out of the sky. See? It all makes perfect sense. [via Tuning Rus Auto] » 7/08/10 4:30pm 7/08/10 4:30pm

Name These Ten Awesome Hood Ornaments

Once holding a place of honor as brand-defining symbols, awesome hood ornaments are now edging towards extinction. We've selected ten awesome ornaments which we're looking for you to name and answer the bonus obscure automotive history we've found on each. » 6/09/09 12:15pm 6/09/09 12:15pm

Someone's Gonna Get Fired: LeMons Cars Invited To Hillsborough Concours…

The Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance is a super-upscale car shows, with the rich folks showing off their high-buck machines. This time, the organizers had the bright idea of inviting five 24 Hours Of LeMons racers.
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Hood Ornament Of The Month: 1960 Rover 100

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. After seeing the Porsche 356-O-Rama, we need more VintageRacer photos! » 2/22/09 6:00pm 2/22/09 6:00pm