2017

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Matt Taylor's 1927 Dodge roadster of Concord, California. Named the Fool's Goldster, Matt's roadster was one of the contenders for the America's Most Beautiful Roadster award at the 2017 Grand National Roadster Show. The build was completed in January of 2017.
Brandon Penserini's 1936 Ford roadster of Napa, California. Named "Venus," the roadster was built by Brandon at Altissimo Custom Paint & Restoration. The build was completed in January of 2017, and it made its first public appearance at the 2017 Grand National Roadster Show.
Bruce Wanta's 1936 Packard Roadster of Bellevue, Washington. Named the Mulholland Speedster, Bruce's roadster was built by Troy Ladd and his crew at Hollywood Hot Rods. The build was completed in 2017, and it made its debut at the 2017 Grand National Roadster Show, where it won the prestigious America's Most Bautiful Roadster award.
Thomas Pendelton's 1940 Mercury Coupe. Thomas' Merc was restyled by Kevan Sledge at Sledge Customs. The build was completed in 2017.
Jack Kiely's Tucker 48 fiberglass replica. Built by Rob Ida and his crew at IDA Automotive, the build was completed in October of 2017.
Ted Leventhal's 1951 Chevrolet Convertible - The Last Hura. The Last Hura is a clone of a 1950 Chevrolet that Ted owned in the 1950s. Painted in a green iridescent lacquer by Mel Pinoli's Body and Paint Shop, Ted's first Chevrolet is known as the firs car ever to receive a Candy paint job. The clone made its debut at the 2017 Grand National Roadster Show in January of 2017.
Gil Ayala's 1955 Ford Thunderbird of East Los Angeles, California. Known as the Wild Bird, the car was restyled by Gil and Al Ayala at Gil's Auto Body Works. The first version was completed in 1956. In April of 2017 Yaril's Customs completed a restoration of the car for Bjørn Inge Jansson of Oslo, Norway.
Jeff Spence's 1961 Plymouth Fury of Willits, California. Named "The Milky Way," Jeff's Plymouth was restyled by Jeff at Kustoms by Spence. The brown and gold version of the car made its debut at the 2017 Sacramento Autorama.
Wheels Unlimited's 1965 Buick LeSabre of Japan. Restyled by Winfield's Custom Shop, the build was completed in 2017, featuring one of Gene Winfield's signature fadeaway paint jobs. The car made its debut at the 2017 Grand National Roadster Show.
The 2017 Sled Fest will be held April 29, 2017 in Duncannon, Pennsylvania.
The 5th annual Custom Car Revival - June 8-10, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The 4th annual Customs by the Sea in Wildwood, New Jersey - June 10-11, 2017.
The 9th annual Coupe Devils Rod & Kustom Bonanza was held June 23-25, 2017 at Bruvollen in Blaker, Norway.


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Traditional Hot Rods Built or Completed in 2017

Matt Taylor's 1927 Dodge Roadster - The Fool's Goldster


Traditional Custom Cars Restyled or Completed in 2017

Brandon Penserini's 1936 Ford Roadster - Venus
Bruce Wanta's 1936 Packard Roadster - The Mulholland Speedster
Thomas Pendelton's 1940 Mercury Coupe
Ted Leventhal's 1951 Chevrolet Convertible - The Last Hura
Jeff Spence's 1961 Plymouth Fury - The Milky Way
Wheels Unlimited's 1965 Buick LeSabre


Traditional Custom Cars Restored or Completed in 2017

Gil Ayala's 1955 Ford Thunderbird - The Wild Bird


Traditional Hot Rod and Custom Car Shows of 2017

January:
01.14 thru 01.15.2017 - The 1st Paradise Road Hot Rod & Motorcycle Show at Ace Hotel in Palm Springs, California
01.27 thru 01.29.2017 - The 68th annual Grand National Roadster Show at the Fairplex in Pomona, California.


February:
02.17 thru 02.19.2017 - The 67th annual Sacramento Autorama at the Cal Expo in Sacramento, California.


April:
04.29.2017 - The 7th annual Sled Fest in Duncannon, Pennsylvania.
04.30.2017 - The 3rd annual Slim's Rod & Kustom Invitational in Whippany, New Jersey.


June:
06.08 thru 06.10.2017 - The 5th annual Custom Car Revival at Edwards Drive-In in Indianapolis, Indiana.
06.10 thru 06.11.2017 - The 4th annual Customs by the Sea in Wildwood, New Jersey.
06.10 thru 06.11.2017 - The 6th annual The Race of Gentlemen in Wildwood, New Jersey.
06.23 thru 06.25.2017 - The 9th annual Coupe Devils Rod & Kustom Bonanza at Bruvollen in Blaker, Norway.





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