Starting this month, the HVA will begin rounding up some of the best articles on the web dealing with our automotive heritage, preservation efforts and the stories behind some of the greatest vehicles to come rolling off the line. Check out a few below that explore everything from famed designers to paint preservation to the hotly debated true origins of the muscle car era.
Petrolicious offered an excellent profile of automotive designed Larry Shinoda, beginning with his boyhood fascination with hot rods in LA through his legendary design work on such classics as the 1963 Corvette.
The Old Motor featured an in-depth look at the preservation of paint work on antique automobiles, showing examples of and discussing current methods.
Automobile Magazine looked at the 1945-1953 Willys Jeep CJ 2A/3A, chronicling one WWII vet’s experience with the vehicle both during and after the war.
Hot Rod magazine took a look at the origins of hot rodding, chronicling Dode Martin’s involvement in the movement’s birth and subsequent evolution.
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