More Man and Machine

When he’s not building insanely cool Swedish station wagons, Louisville, Kentucky’s Greg Carnforth can be found building airplanes. He flies them too, just like he flies down the road and around the track in his newly finished ’65 Volvo wagon. We have seen offbeat, LS-swapped, track-suspended wagons before, most recently with Suzi Bauter’s ’63 AMC widebody.

This smooth 1963 Buick Riviera dripping in PPG ruby red paint had a magical aura at the Goodguys 1st Kentucky Nationals in Lexington. It pulled us in for a closer look and a photo shoot. Besides the slick jewel color, low stance, original nailhead 401 and a custom grill, your eye catches a hint of

Steel in Motion is equal parts show and go. Most hot rod people can trace their love affair back to some form of drag racing, so what better place to hold a show but at a small local drag strip, Union County Dragway in this case. Put on by the Geargoyles car club, they set some

Custom car icon Sam Foose passed away this morning. He was 83 years old and enjoyed a life of cool cars and the friends he made along the way. He and his wife Terry were avid car enthusiasts throughout their marriage. December 2nd would have been their 58th wedding anniversary. Foose gained worldwide acclaim as a

When we were in Ohio earlier this year we stopped by Steve Martino Perfect Auto a couple hours south in Lexington Kentucky. The idea was to pull out Steve DiMartino’s wicked ProStreet Falcon, but when we showed up to the shop we got more than we bargained for. Meeting up outside an Steve Martino Perfect Auto,

The Reverend Billy F Gibbons One day in 1998, just after the November ’97 re-launch of the SO-CAL Speed Shop my mentor and boss Pete Chapouris said, “Grab your camera, we’re going to Billy Gibbons ZZ Top warehouse in Texas.” Billy F Gibbons, front man of ZZ Top and Chapouris had been friends for a long time.