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Post 'Deuce' celebrates 75th anniversary in spectacular display at Grand National Roadster

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The iconic symbol of hot rodding is unquestionably the 1932 Ford. Designed with aerodynamic poise by Edsel Ford, the '32 also showcased Henry Ford's engineering genius with the introduction of an affordable V8 engine. Luckily, Ford didn't make the flathead motor as powerful as possible. Thousands of speed-loving, mechanically inclined owners handled the rest. History has been very kind to the '32. Almost anything is cool, from primered rat rods to billet masterpieces.

Last year, a panel of hot rod experts selected the 75 most significant 32 Ford hot rods out of 474 nominees. At this year's 58th annual Grand National Roadster Show held over the weekend at the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds, about 60 of those 75 were gathered for a historic display in a 44,000-square-foot building. Eight of the 75 did not survive. Each of the vehicles on display had placards with essays and rare photos to document their selection.

Other '32 events are planned for the year, including "Deuce Week" at the Petersen Automotive Museum in February, and the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance will honor the class of '32.

There's a great story written by Ken Gross, who has one of the featured 75 deuces in the display, on Inside Line. It also has a link to a gallery with writeups on all 75 cars. Then check out our gallery to see the vehicles as they were displayed.

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