The television series American Hot Rod is a weekly window into the glory and the grind of custom car building. Each week, the legendary Boyd Coddington and his team of ace craftsmen demonstrate the passion, pride, and attention to detail that are built into these stunning dream machines. The stylish new book American Hot Rod also portrays the exacting standards and painstaking labor, but with an added bonus: luscious photos of the finished products. In handsome full-view portraits and exciting detail shots, the book features over two dozen of Coddington's finest creations, cars seen on the show as well as rarely seen, privately owned vehicles. Written in a lively, engaging style, the book chronicles Coddingon's career as well as the long, colorful history of hot rods, street rods, and custom cars, machines that transcend transportation to express the highest levels of skill and artistry.Coddington, Boyd is the author of 'American Hot Rod The Fine Art of the Custom Hot Rod' with ISBN 9780883631195 and ISBN 0883631199.