’56 Corvette Takes First Place at Detroit Autorama
Brian Eggers’ 1956 Corvette restomod recently earned a first place award at the Detroit Autorama, besting more than 1,000 entries at the show.
It’s been said that every good thing must come to an end; that is, except for Corvettes, which explains why a ’57 Stocker model, once considered long gone, has resurfaced.
Each year at the Detroit Autorama, first time shown custom cars of all makes and models complete for the prestigious Ridler award. As the top selections are whittled down, the best 8 cars are selected as the “Great 8″. From that octet the Ridler award is then chosen. For the 2nd time in 3 years,
Detroit Autorama takes place each year in early March. 2013 marks the 61st rendition of the massive indoor custom car show. It was also the 50th anniversary of the prestigious Ridler Award. We made our annual trek down to Cobo Hall last weekend to check out all of the custom rides. Hit that magical Read