It's a 1955 Chevrolet hot rod that's a homage to the age when cars were loaded with performance parts and taken out to a drag strip around Orange County, Calif., on weekends to see just what they can do.
But the car, dubbed the "Time Machine" is even more. It's also a nod to Ankelein's roots in Livonia, Mich. The Detroit suburb's name is on the door and he wrote a tribute to his parents on the back of the car. The phone number on the doors was the family's home phone.