Automotive Enthusiast Stories

Rat Rod - what is it?

What Is A Rat Rod, Revisited Ed Newman|Jan 25, 2017 8:55 AM   Guest Post by Steve Thaemert, Editor-In-Chief, Rat Rod Magazine Way back in Rat Rod Magazine, issue #4, I attempted to answer the question of all rat rod questions: “What is a rat rod?” I am still to this day asked what a rat […]

Horsepower Meaning

What Does Horsepower Mean? John Baker|Nov 07, 2016 2:32 PM   You’ve likely heard of eighteenth-century Scottish engineer James Watt. He’s credited with coining the term “horsepower.” In a stroke of marketing genius, he used the term to help sell London industrialists on the ability of his new steam engines to more efficiently produce one […]