American Hot Rod

DISCOVERY CHANNEL – Tuesdays from 9 September, 7.30pm

Automotive-industry legend Boyd Coddington returns with more stress-filled car builds, shortened deadlines and shop drama. One of United States’ premier hot rod designers and a legend in the hot rod community, we get an inside look at how Boyd kept his business running smoothly amidst the madness. Accompany Boyd and his crew through each phase of the hot rod build process, including conceptualisation, design and step-by-step manufacture techniques.

http://edition.cnn.com/2008/SHOWBIZ/TV/02/28/obit.coddington.ap/index.html?iref=newssearch

Very sad news. The show may not be everyone’s cup of tea but his creations were always spectacular.

NZ Television Premiere: American Hot Rod
Discovery – Tuesday’s from 1 May, 7.30pm

From the producers of American Chopper comes a new series of American Hot Rod. Boyd Coddington, one of the world’s premier hot rod builders, and his crew return for another season of building custom hot rods as they struggle to finish some demanding jobs within the usual extremely tight deadlines.