Category Archives: Hot-rod

With Hot-rod tag we meant all custom or classic vintage cars, trucks, pickups, mopars, muscles from US and EU. But we are aware what Hot-rod term stands for- Hot rods are typically old, classic American cars with large engines modified for linear speed. The origin of the term “hot rod” is unclear. Roadsters were the cars of choice because they were light, were easy to modify, and could be bought for a low price. The term became commonplace in the 1930s or 1940s as the name of a car that had been “hopped up” by modifying the engine in various ways to achieve higher performance.