Hot rods are typically old classic cars with a light body; they are inexpensive, with a modified engine for reaching higher performance. Term “hot rod” became common in the 1930s and 1940s. Some of the modifications were the removal of bumpers, convertible tops, hoods, and modifying the engine by tuning.
First, known rods were the old cars as Fords, Model Ts, 1928 – 31 Model As and 1932 – 1934 Model Bs, that were first modified to reduce weight.
One of the most recognizable hot rods in the world is Old Volkswagen Beetle (Germany made from 1938 ).
Officially the Volkswagen Type 1. It is cheap to buy and maintain, even that they don’t make this model anymore; there are just so many people that adore it. It’s not a big car, it’s light, and you can be very creative with it on the path to make a great hot rod out of it.
This car is also known as “sexy beast” but much more than that. Its price is determined by rarity, and although it is possible to make a replica, it is very difficult to make it look good as the original. Rod fans love it so much because it is perfect for any moderation.
1951 Chevy 3100 Pickup
Everybody love classic pickups; they make people smile.
Form 1947 up to 1955, Chevy’s were the number one in the United States.
Pickups have plenty of room under the hood for a powerful engine and everything you need to make a powerful machine. Enough said? That’s what we need, right? This truck is undeniably stylish and leaves you with plenty of room for customizations such as new mechanical parts, paint jobs, and rims.
1929 Ford – Model T
Ford’s model T wasn’t designed to go fast, but it changed the world for the better. Once people started to get bored of the two-speed gearbox and only 22 horsepower engine, massive range of parts hit the scene.
Low to the ground design, with a convertible top, heads are turning when it’s close by. Design of this car is pretty much compact, but hot rod enthusiasts thrive on making this car a real beast by making alterations to increase his speed and horsepower. This is undeniably the most popular hot rod in the whole world. It’s number one most selling car in the United States. The original is of course very expensive, luckily you can find a good replica for a reasonable price.
1967 Chevrolet Corvette C2
Is best known as “Sting Ray” and greatest solution for a great hot rod. It doesn’t need moderations, but if you decide to do it anyway, it can only look better. It presents last Corvette of the second generation of Chevrolet Corvette sports cars with a quite powerful 400 horsepower engine. It is the most sophisticated of all Sting Ray models. This is a car with lower and smoother outward appearance with surprising inside introduction of the new encoded L88 engine. This 1967 L88 equipped Corvette was a prove of a car with the ability to go fast.