Hurst Inducted Into Cruisin’ Hall of Fame

Sep 24, 2010

Hurst Performance has been inducted into the Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous Cruisin’ Hall of Fame in the manufacturer/vehicle category.

Best known for creating hot rods such as the Hurst Oldsmobile 442 and current collectibles such as the limited-edition Hurst Camaro, Mustang and Challenger, Hurst was one of the first specialty companies to partner with the OEMs and bring enthusiasts limited-edition performance vehicles, according to a press release. Hurst is also the inventor of the Jaws of Life rescue tool.

“It is an honor to be inducted into an organization that represents the enthusiast community so well,” said Nate Shelton, chairman of Hurst Performance Vehicles. “This induction bridges Hurst’s rich history with its fruitful future and we are extremely proud to be part of something that embraces that.”

The Cruisin’ Hall of Fame honors manufacturers, designers, media and historical figures in the automotive industry, according to the release. Established in 1995 by the San Bernardino Convention and Visitors Bureau, in conjunction with the City of San Bernardino, it “recognizes those who have made groundbreaking contributions to the uniquely-American automotive cultural phenomenon of cruising.”