hot rod is a
custom made car that is made for good looks, increase of speed, and
Anyone can make a hotrod if they have the money to do it. Most people who make hot rods are teenagers that are looking for attention. Professional carmakers can make them too but they usually don’t because all hot rods are different, so they would have to have a lot of different ideas, and they would have to buy or find other pieces of unused cars. Some people make hot rods because they are sometimes very fast and they bring them to the racetracks. Most people that make hot rods to race make a type of a hotrod called a “Funny Car.”
Hot rods can be made out of a lot of different materials. Some are made from Fiberglass, so they can move faster. Fiberglass is a lighter material that people use as a cars body cover for driving faster. Some are made from a hard metal like Titanium, so they can withstand a crash. Some have a windshield made from plastic instead of glass, so if they crash the windshield won’t shatter on them. Some hot rods even have a plastic body cover!
Some hot rods are made special, so they can move very fast on the road if they want to. Some hot rods, when you buy them they could have a really big stereo already installed. Some of them have convertible tops so there top can come off and then be put back on when wanted or needed. Some of the hot rods have a silicone cover on top of the layer of paint, so they can look very shiny in the light because it will reflect it.
Hot rods cost a lot of money because they are hard to make. People didn’t make machines to make them yet because hot rods are all different. People have to make it by hand or hire someone to make it. They also cost a lot because they take a lot more time to make than regular cars that are made with machines. All of the custom metal and custom windows and other things cost more because people have to make them differently than all of the usual metal.
Hot rods can look like any car in the world. Hot rods can look like a very old car, but have a 1,000,000$ engine (one million dollars). All of the hot rods are different in some way. Some are big, some are small, but they are still hot rods. All of the people who make hot rods have different ideas so they won’t use the same accessories.
Hot Rod Safety
If you ever buy, make, or sell a hot rod you should always put in all the safety accessories like in a regular car. Especially a seatbelt. If you are going to be racing you should probably make it with a light metal, so if you crash you won't get hurt as much as if you don't have one.
If your not careful...This could be your car.