Best Hot Rods – Mechanix Illustrated 1952
VG+ Condition – This rare magazine is complete with some noticeable cover wear and creasing. The spine shows some average use wear and has a 2-inch separation from the top on down. The pages are in nice shape and somewhat yellowed due to age.
This special issue from the editors of Mechanix Illustrated includes: Willie Young profile; Tom McCahill reviews the Deluxe Hop-Ups; George Castera – The Last Drag; How Detroit feels about hot rodders; Night life at the Dry Lake; Alex Xydias and the So-Cal Speed Shop team profile; Hollywood looks at hot rods; Recognizing California’s up and coming hot rodders; The best dirt track racers; Hot Rodding in Hawaii; Three years in and Bonneville is the new hot rod mecca; The best hot rods of the NHRA; Drag racing from the Orange County Airport; and more great vintage tech and editorial.
Here is a great rare magazine from the early years of hot rodding.