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The Five Most Influential Hot Rods

Cars have been around for well over a century and over the decades, people have been loving the feel and style of every car model on the road; however, one of the most awe-inspiring models is the hot rod. The hot rod is a type of car that evokes feelings of power and style simultaneously. With this in mind, what are the five most influential hot rods ever to grace the road with their presence?

The 1937 Lincoln Zephyr

This is one of the first hot rods to hit the road. It was known for its cool style and attractive appeal that would turn heads whenever someone heard the engine roll by. For years, this hot rod set the standard that most other car companies were desperate to meet.

The 1967 Camaro

There are multiple versions of the Camaro that would likely make this list; however, this early Camaro winds up on this list because it was one of the fastest hot rods of its time. Furthermore, this hot rod was one of the highest sellers of its era.

The 1932 Ford Roadster

Ford was one of the first car companies that tried to develop a car that could be purchased by the average citizen. The Ford Roadster was one of the hot rods that the average person thought they could buy. This Ford Roadster set the standard for most of the hot rods during the decade.

The 1977 Trans Am

This hot rod was made famous by "Smokey and the Bandit," which led to a sharp increase in sales of this popular hot rod during the late 1970s.

The ZZ Top Coupe

This hot rod found its way onto the roads and into people's driveways in the 1980s. No other hot rod could quite match the cool of this ride as it was played constantly on MTV and made popular by the band with the long beards ZZ Top.

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