1955 550 Porsche Spyder

Masterpiece 1955 Porsche Spyder 550 by Special Edition

The 550/1500 Rennsport Like a symphony, putting together a custom car like this requires many sophisticated parts with a conductor to make it all come together “just so.” In this case, Carey Hines, the VP of Special Edition did just this – and created a masterpiece. The build quality is second to none, all done without any compromise to quality, safety, or reliability. The lucky owner … Continue reading Masterpiece 1955 Porsche Spyder 550 by Special Edition

Merlot Red 65' Chevy Impala

Merlot Red at sun down, 65′ Impala

Meet our friendly neighborhood… Impala. This unlikely find was a nice surprise while roaming through the neighborhood one morning. Same street every day, passing by the same passers by. Then suddenly, here’s this beautiful Merlot red 65′ Chevy Impala convertible just a few blocks over. Super clean and untainted, pure stock glory. Perfect stance. Gotta know what the story is, cause it is one stunning … Continue reading Merlot Red at sun down, 65′ Impala

Wolfsburg 56' Oval Window VW

Das Berlin 56′ Oval Window

Here folks, is the story of one amazing 1956 oval window VW. Possibly the cleanest, coolest and most pristine Oval window I’ve had the chance to get close to. This is the true story of man and his machine. The story of Das Wolfsburg 56′ Oval Window VW: Back in 1956 the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg, Germany produced 321,523 beetles. Since it’s production, this factory … Continue reading Das Berlin 56′ Oval Window

RBP Ford Super Duty

Black Ops Gets High Rize on Rolling Big Power F-350

When you see a truck decked-to-the-nines in RBP, there’s no escaping the captivating raw attitude of the Rolling Big Power brand. Take this 05′ Ford Super Duty for example. Huge. Mean. Sinister. Performance manufactured with a true rock-n-roll edge. You just can’t look away. This particular project was a well planned, well executed assembly by Noble Truck Accessory Centers from the Central San-Joaquin Valley of … Continue reading Black Ops Gets High Rize on Rolling Big Power F-350

‘66 Shelby Mustang GT-350H

66 Shelby GT-350H that Hertz

It started off as one of those days. Three hot leads on some rides to feature for this issue, but each time I stopped by; the car owner either had the car up on stands for repairs, or was out of town hitting the last of the year’s show-n-shines. But then, lo and behold, on my empty-handed, aimless drive through town a glimmery shine just … Continue reading 66 Shelby GT-350H that Hertz

64' Thunderbird

The Endearing 64′ Thunderbird

The 1964 Thunderbird, often dubbed the ‘Jet Bird’ or sometimes the ‘Flair-Bird’ offered a unique era of T-Bird. Upon it’s arrival, the public quickly embraced the redesign’s squared-off, ‘formal’ exterior and jet-inspired interior. The cockpit themed dash and instrument panel enticed drivers to ‘prepare for take off,’ or at least that’s w hat the marketing execs of the mid-Sixties would like us to think. Complimented … Continue reading The Endearing 64′ Thunderbird

53' Buick Super Reviera Edition

1953 Super Riviera

As we begin our journey to visit this 53’ Buick we can’t help but notice there’s something special in the air. Maybe it’s because the time just changed and the tell-tale signs of spring are apparent. Heading toward the county side, the lots got bigger and the city faded behind us. It was warm and fragrant from all the spring blooms in the air. The … Continue reading 1953 Super Riviera

21 of the 200 Reasons

21 of the 200 Reasons Blackie’s AUTORAMA was the best Being of generation X and raised in the valley by enthusiastic hot rod loving parents lead to many memorable family outings around town. Friday night pit stops at Bob’s Big Boy (then at Blackstone and Bullard.)  A Saturday night trip for a burger and a chocolate malt, surrounded by tons of preciously polished classic metal machines … Continue reading 21 of the 200 Reasons

57′ Resurrected Rig

After a service life of more than 20 years with the Fresno Fire Department, this fire-hose-laden workhorse served as a training engine at the Fresno City College fire academy. Following a decade of use by fire cadets, the 1957 Kenworth was set out to pasture behind the firefighters union hall in Downtown Fresno. There the rig slowly began to decay and quickly collect rust. A … Continue reading 57′ Resurrected Rig