Just in time for next month’s interiors conference, WardsAuto has released its annual list of the “10 Best Interiors.” Unlike last year’s list, which featured the Rolls-Royce Wraith and Mercedes-Benz S550, every car that made the cut is affordable.
Though they rarely ever make it to production, concept cars are awesome because they challenge us to think outside the box, be creative and explore what’s possible when no limitations exist. With such free rein, the results often run the gamut from the super impressive to the super ridiculous. The latter is what Jalopnik chose to highlight in its most recent article: “The Ten Most Ridiculous Concept Car Interiors.”
The Southern Automotive Media Association’s (SAMA) fifth annual “Topless in Miami” convertible competition is getting a major boon this year, as Haartz Corporation, the world’s leading supplier of convertible topping material, steps in to sponsor the event.
If you’re planning to attend the New York International Auto Show this weekend, make sure to swing by the Volkswagen display to see the new Beetle Convertible Denim — which features a unique denim convertible top made from fabric by Haartz Corporation.
We’re continuing our popular door panel series for a third straight month by adding two new illustrations to The Hog Ring Design Studio. Last month we added door panel sketches for the first-generation Chevrolet Chevelle. This month, we’re doing the same for the second-generation Chevelle!
Today marks the first anniversary of The Hog Ring Design Studio — the auto upholstery industry’s only free online library of vehicle interior illustrations.
To mark the occasion, we’d like everyone in The Hog Ring community to check out the article titled “More than a Sketch” in the March 2015 issue of Restyling & Truck Accessories Magazine. The author, Jhan R. Dolphin, does a fantastic job of explaining why every auto trimmer should take advantage of this valuable resource.