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Okay, let's get this straight right off the bat: we love traditional hot rods and customs. We love Carl Perkins. We love the Blasters. And we think girls in sexy outfits "inspired" by the fashions of the '50s are really freakin' hot. But we're entirely sick of this whole rockabilly badass lifestyle. Case in point, we were once threatened with a beat-down for admitting we thought electronic fuel injection was a good idea. Seriously.

Anyway, if you can deal with a number of pseudo-hard-guy, backwards-thinking, "It was better in the '50s because we could be raging homophobes and it was entirely acceptable" types, there should be some fully-awesome cars at the Strip at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday, October 15th. Oh, and before the hate-mail flies, we've got just as much ire directed at polo-shirted, braided-belt-and-denim-shorts billet rodders and bro-ham import scene types. There are a ton of great people involved in every branch of the car hobby, no matter what their preference. That said, we call 'em like we see 'em. Plus, our extra-hot pal Rockabilly Rod Reunion [via WhoWon]

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