Author: DL Hughes

Bullitt Mustang

The Bullitt Mustang Lives Again

  It’s been 50 years since Steve McQueen careened over San Francisco hills in the great chase scenes from “Bullitt.” He was driving a...

Boyd Coddington CadZZilla

American Hot Rod

  People either loved or hated Boyd Coddington and there were plenty of people on both sides. Nevertheless, he has a lasting legacy both...

409 Chevy Logo

Beach Boys – “409”

  All classic car aficionados know that 409 is the cubic inch displacement of the eight cylinder big-block engine that Chevrolet used from 1962...

1962 Chevy Impala

1962 Chevy Impala SS 409

The Beach Boys were singing about this car in their debut album, “Surfin’ Safari” (1962). They had instant credibility when they sang the lyrics...

Charger Burnout Action

Burnout Gallery

  Smoke those tires! Of course, everyone knows it is a terrible waste to do a burnout. It’s a strain on the drive train,...

Hollywood Rat Rod

Hollywood Rat Rod

The Auto as Art This ’31 Ford has a very industrial look that makes it unique as a car and as a work of...