House of Kolor looking for ‘Prestigious Painters’

Last year's top winner, a 1933 Chevy Custom Roadster. Owned by Greg Meyer, the car was painted by Ben Conley us KD2000 primer, Zenith Gold base styling, Tengerine kandy styling and topped with USC01 clear.

Minneapolis, Minnesota — July 22, 2016 — House of Kolor has announced the launch of the 17th annual Prestigious Painters Awards. The custom coatings brand, owned by Valspar Automotive, is accepting submissions through September 1, 2016 for its class of 2017 winners. The Prestigious Painter Award is given to 12 painters annually. The competition is […]

AutoShow gets stylish with hot rods and customs

A 1925 Ford Model T Roadster Pickup hot rod, one of the many custom cars and motorcycles that will be on display at CIAS 2016.

Toronto, Ontario — January 28, 2016 — Cool hot rods never go out of style. A lot of hard work and pride goes into restoring the gentle curves of classic cars and trucks, and fine-tuning these low rider whips. You can get a chance to see the final products at this year’s Canadian International AutoShow (CIAS).


Troy Ladd latest builder to be featured on ‘The Craftsmen’

Troy Ladd of Hollywood Hot Rods has accrued a string of accomplishments and awards.

Nashville, Tennessee — September 9, 2015 — Automotive workwear manufacturer Red Kap has selected L.A. Roadsters 2012 Builder of the Year Troy Ladd as the third custom car icon to be added to the growing stable of Red Kap Craftsmen. Ladd owns Hollywood Hot Rods in Burbank, California. He has been designing, building and restoring […]