As long as the automobile has been being produced, there have been individuals experimenting with ways to individualize them and make them go faster. For some it’s a fun hobby, for others, it is a passion. There’s nothing quite like the adrenaline rush that comes from pressing your foot to the floorboard and hearing your car’s engine roar in response. The thrill is even sweeter when you’ve put time and effort into customizing and modifying your car to make it purr exactly how you want it to. For all the fans out there, let’s take a look at some of the greatest hot rods of all time.

30. ’24 T Roadster – Ed Iskenderian


Designed by Ed Iskenderian in 1938, the T was clocked at 120 mph at El Mirage. It featured a bored flathead and Maxi heads with overhead exhaust valves. This vehicle is commemorated at the NHRA Motorsport Museum in Pomona, California, so anyone who wants to view a true hot rod icon has the opportunity.