Three Wheelin’: The 1937 Airomobile

Part automobile, part lobster (get a look at the tail on this three-wheeler), this 1937 Airomobile is a quirky and delightful highlight in the Petersen Automotive Museum's latest exhibit FINS: Form without Func...

L.A. Roadsters 2013 – Part II

On Wednesday, we gave you the first highlights from this weekend's L.A. Roadster Show.  Today we bring you Part II of those highlights, including the stunning cars featured indoors at the show... ...

L.A. Roadster Show 2013 – Part I

Hot rodders and classic car enthusiasts alike always keep Father's Day weekend reserved each year, not just to celebrate if they happen to be dads, but to attend one of the all-time great car culture events: th...

Ruby’s Cruise Night – 6/14/13

On Friday nights between May and November, Ruby's Diner in Whittier hosts a killer cruise night, and each weekend the parking lot is filled with beautiful classic cars... You know...

Lit from Within: Illuminated Tires

Not long ago we featured an incredible George Barris (and later, Jim Street) custom titled The Golden Sahara.  Filled with incredible detail, such as split fins, a clear custom bubble top, a record player, and ...

Rods, Customs & Rats in the Park 2013

As the weather gets warmer, it seems like more and more hot rods are coming out to play.  This past weekend, the city of Huntington Beach hosted a Rod & Custom Show in Central Park, with proceeds benefiting...

The Golden Sahara II

On Monday, we featured a Barris Kustom titled The Golden Sahara.  When we began researching the car, it looked wildly familiar to us.  Car nuts like us know a famous builder's creation when they see one.  You k...

Daily Driver Gone Wild: The Golden Sahara

Once in a while, we run across a photo of a vintage custom build that fascinates us.   The styling of this car and the time period of this photo led us to one logical conclusion as to who could have been the cu...

Fatefully Driven: The1966 Hannibal 8

So... things didn't go quite as planned yesterday!  We had a full post for you, but the internet gremlins ate half of it, so what you saw was missing text and photos.  So, here's the full version as we intended...

Vintage Edelbrock

We were fortunate enough to visit Vic Edelbrock's Garage this past weekend while at the Rev'ved Up 4 Kids Car Show, we passed down a hallway and couldn't resist snapping a few pics of these vintage Edelbrock ca...

Vic Edelbrock’s Garage

Vintage cars captivate us because (aside from many other enticing reasons) they transport us to a different era.  When we visited Vic's Garage during the Rev'ved Up 4 Kids Car Show this past weekend, a peek int...

Supermodel: The Tucker Torpedo

This week, we can't seem to resist bringing you stories of things that aren't quite cars.  First, an auto-inspired boat, and now, a model of a car.  From the collection of Margie and Robert Petersen, this 1944 ...

1956 Lone Star Meteor

So today we bring you.... a boat.  I know, this is a car blog.  But once in a while, we just have to show you another mode of transportation that is absolutely, 100% inspired by vintage auto beauty, as is the c...

Defining Fabulous

The dictionaries give several definitions of fabulous, including: astonishing, incredible, extraordinary, amazingly good, and wonderful.  There's a reason this past weekend's show was called Fabulous Fords Fore...

Fabulous Fords Forever 2013

This past weekend hosted the largest Ford gathering in the west at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, CA. The Fabulous Fords Forever show featured over 2,100 cars, and we'll be bringing you highlights of this in...

Car Crash: Putting the Super in Supercharged

A feature here at the Daily Driver is the Car Crash.  Breathe easy – no actual cars were harmed in the making of this crash.  That would be a crime, and a cryin’ shame.  Our Car Crash is much more fun – in a “c...