2.01.2009

Hot Rods! Then and Now

Jan 9, 09 thru Mar 25, 09 San Diego Automotive Museum

A true adventure trip down memory lane. Cars have been souped up since the very beginning, and the hot rod era produced some of the most iconic cars of all time.



What is a hot rod?

The definition depends on who you ask. One point of view is, a Hot Rod is any car that was built before 1949 and modified for speed. The point was to go fast and looks were secondary.

For the complete Hot Rod Story click here.

3 comments:

Barb said...

my grandson loved this photo....Barb

texasdaisey said...

I have visisted San Diego many times in my life & have some wonderful memories of Balboa Park.

Lois said...

We have an antique car museum here. My grandson loves it because they also have some of the original Batmobiles from the Batman movies.