Wes and Vivian Rydell have commissioned some great classic cars over the years. Earlier this year at the Del Mar Goodguy’s show, their 1940 Oldsmobile “Agnes” was selected for the 2016 Street Rod d’Elegance Award.
This rod had languished for a spell before finally being completed by Rad Rides by Troy. We took these shots when they displayed it in Scottsdale, AZ at the Spring National Goodguy’s Show. They have won this award twice before, including in 2014 with their controversial 1935 Chevy Phaeton.
Now we can’t wait for the 2016 SEMA Show, where they will be unveiling “Madame X”, a 1939 Cadillac coupe. It is a takeoff on a concept design based on a 1935 Cadillac 60 Special Sedan originally designed by GM stylist Art Ross. So this car was never built until Chip Foose opted to take on the build.
Of all the unveilings scheduled during the SEMA Show, this is the most anticipated with some sneak peeks offered recently. Can’t wait to see it in person on Tuesday!