Watch a Motorcycle Helmet Become a Pinstriped Masterpiece in Minutes

Pinstriping is an old school hot rod style that's become an art form all its own. At an event hosted by Bell Helmets, we got to watch master striper Skratch crank out eye popping custom-painted motorcycle helmets with nothing more than a brush, a rock-steady hand, and a laser-precise eye. » 3/22/14 2:21pm 3/22/14 2:21pm

One Of Ford's Most Exciting New Products Is An 82-Year-Old Design

The Holy Grail of hot rodders since the 1940s has been the 1932 Ford Model B and the V8 variant, known as the "Deuce Coupé," from the last digit of the model year. Originals are incredibly rare, and repros of the 5-window body are expensive and vary a lot in quality. Now Ford is making them themselves, again. » 1/22/14 3:08pm 1/22/14 3:08pm

Eight second vintage Rolls Royce is a twin turbo monster

It's hard to believe until you witness the sheer power in the above video, but this full bodied vintage Rolls Royce is capable of a 8.09 second 1/4 mile. According to the builder, the car is still 100% street legal although it has slimmed down quite a bit to a 3050lb race weight. Helping move this British steel down… » 9/03/11 12:30pm 9/03/11 12:30pm

Say "god dag" to this Alfa Romeo-powered '30s roadster

Welcome to another episode of "Because Swedecar [UPDATE: Make that Because Finncar.] Today we're examining a take on the 1930s roadster aesthetic, whose engine has eight spark plugs. (Of course, it also only has four cylinders.) Without further ado, here's the, er, Alfa Romeo hot rod. » 8/12/11 3:00pm 8/12/11 3:00pm

Art of the pinstripe

Last month we showed you Josh Clason's excellent video highlighting the cars of Viva Las Vegas. Although we watch a lot of car videos in the name of bringing you the best weekend Jalopnik possible, Clason's VLV video was one of the best we'd seen in a while. Accordingly, we were very excited to come across a newer… » 6/25/11 11:00am 6/25/11 11:00am

Beautiful video highlights the hot rods and customs of Viva Las Vegas

Viva Las Vegas is one of the most famous traditional hot rod and custom car shows in the world. Held in Vegas every spring, the show usually brings out some of the most interesting hot rods and customs the West Coast has to offer. Luckily filmmaker Josh Clason produced this well shot video capturing some of the unique … » 5/21/11 10:00am 5/21/11 10:00am