Built to replicate one of the most influential rods of the 1990s,
this 1933 Ford roadster, also known as the SpeedStar, is a
show-stopper that will make the driver grin every time he takes it
out. From the 383 stroker motor to the ostrich leather interior to
the clean, uncluttered look, this rod gets everything right.
You've probably heard of Bobby Alloway, and his original design of the SpeedStar was so amazing that they pulled fiberglass molds and let mere mortals build their own versions. This one is beautifully done with fantastic bodywork and zero changes from the award-winning Alloway formula. Of course, that chameleon paint gives it a very trick look, ranging from blue to purple to green depending on how the light hits it. Contrasting with the simple silver body sides makes for great interest as you move around the rod. The body lines are tight, the cool windshield is curved, which makes it stand out from the usual flat glass hot rod look, and the cut-down '33 Ford grille works better here than on almost any other rod you're likely to see. It's beautifully finished and ready to show at just about any level, although this car was built for the road, so it would be a shame to relegate it to trailer queen status.
The stunning interior is as restrained as the body is radical. The low-back bucket seats were custom-built just for this car and blend seamlessly into the bodywork, with a custom center console and "waterfall" between them. That's leather and ostrich skin for an exotic look and the door panels were created to match with a simple, unadorned look. A tilt column with a billet steering wheel reaches out to meet you as you climb in, and the beautiful center-mounted gauge panel is full of Dolphin dials with a cool retro look. Those seats are heated for chilly evenings and there are seat belts, so this really is a car you can use as a real car and it's surprisingly comfortable in the cockpit thanks to the steeply raked windshield. With the rumbling V8 under the hood, there's really no need for a stereo system, but it does have a power-actuated trunk that's as beautifully finished as the interior.
For power, it uses a bulletproof and burly 383 cubic inch Chevy stroker motor with enough torque to launch this lightweight sportster like a slingshot. With aluminum heads, an Edelbrock intake and 4-barrel carburetor, and plenty of chrome and billet aluminum details, it's definitely show-worthy under the hood. You'll also note that the two-tone color scheme continues on the firewall and it all has a very high-tech look that seems to suit the SpeedStar look rather well. The detailed and sturdy fabricated frame offers a 700R4 4-speed automatic overdrive transmission and a sturdy GM 10-bolt rear end, along with boxed frame rails and a great-sounding exhaust system. Coil-overs front and rear allow you to fine-tune the ride quality, although you'll be surprised by how well this one feels going down the road. With rack-and-pinion steering and front disc brakes, it's also sports car sharp and has a traditional hot rod look with staggered Billet Specialties wheels and modern performance rubber.
This is your chance to own a legend and have it actually measure up. Big power, beautiful finish quality, and a tasteful but arresting color combination make this 1933 Ford roadster a winner in anyone's book. Call today!