The McGee Roadster: Hot Rod Legend

For many, a 1932 Ford roadster is the quintessential hot rod. Take a look back at the original—the trendsetting car that became the benchmark of style for so many hot rods that came after it and remained an icon even as hot rod tastes changed throughout the decades—in the video above.

The McGee Roadster was honored by the National Historic Vehicle Register in April and publicly displayed in the Washington D.C. National Mall.