Just because drivers in the 1940s weren't tearing apart their car interiors to install 15 speakers in every panel, doesn't mean they weren't obsessed with their sound systems. In fact, some made pretty wild modifications. … [Read more...] about The Wildest Sound System of the 1940s
If Continental has its way, vehicles will no longer come equipped with audio speakers. Instead, headliners, door panels and other interior trim will soon be transformed into sounding boards. … [Read more...] about Say Goodbye to Your Car’s Radio Speakers
Starlite Rod & Kustoms in Torrance, California, is a full-service hot rod shop that specializes in equipping classic cars with modern features in a way that doesn’t ruin their old school charm. The job requires creativity, ingenuity and, of course, camouflage. … [Read more...] about Cadillac Tissue Box Turned Stereo Receiver
Modernizing the interior of a hot rod is no easy task. Auto upholsterers have to carefully balance the desire for contemporary features with the need to stay as period correct as possible, so as not to lose too much of a vehicle's classic appeal. In the search for that sweet spot, Sculpt Garage in San Marcos, Texas, came up with a clever way to hide radio controls in plain … [Read more...] about Photo: Car Ashtray Turned Radio Control
Car ashtrays and front bench seats fell into gradual extinction. Will traditional car radios be the next interior feature to go? If in-vehicle audio trends continue the way they are, it’s very possible. … [Read more...] about Traditional Car Radios, RIP?