You’ve seen these cars before. They’re some of the best-known, coolest hot rods ever built. Each represents a clear vision, usually from one talented person. These hot rods set the standards; they were imitated, and when they made show appearances, they were coveted and revered. Hot Rod Milestones covers 25 of the most influential, innovative hot rods ever built from the late 1940s to the mid ’60s. Each car’s history, technical background, and influence is discussed, along with information on the builders and owners. Photos include contemporary pictures of the cars as they exist now, along with vintage photos of the cars when they were first built and shown.