January 2018(View Digital Version)
January 2018 is here already! Let\'s start this New Year with some events! First up, we have Jalopies for Jackson 2017. This show is held in May which is Brain Tumor Awareness month and that is what this show brings awareness to for a young boy named Jackson. Next up we have Beatersville 2017. This show was absolutely amazing and all of the vehicles that attended almost took your breath away! You won\'t want to miss out on that coverage! Last but not least, we have VW FunFest 2017. This show is one of a kind and strictly for VW, but it isn\'t like any show we have been to before. Friday night is cruise around, Saturday is movie night, and Sunday is a relax day? What more could you ask for! Now we head over to our feature rides. We’ve got Cody Cooks 2001 Chevy S-10 that is badass and we know you\'ll love it. Next is Dennis Quinn\'s 1953 Nash Rambler that is one of the nicest, traditional rides that we have seen in a long while. Best for last is Kevin and Lorie Longs 1941 Chevy Pickup that has such a rockin green color, they call it the “Green Machine!” We saved our best for last; Gauge Girl. Our Gauge Girl for January 2018 is Romes. This babe is one Gauge Girl you wont want to miss out on. Be sure to check out the interview to see what makes her motor rev!
February 2018(View Digital Version)
February 2018 is one for the books! Let\\\'s start this cruise with our Gauge Girl Christy V. Make sure you stop by and check out her beautiful photos and a personal interview! Let’s head on over to our feature rides. First up we have a 1947 Ford F1 owned by Chad Froelich that is out of this world! We know you\\\'ll be in love with this ride. Next we have a 2007 GMC Yukon XL owned by Tony Neumann. This ride is completely unique and custom, one ride you won\\\'t forget! We also have a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am owned by Keith Ballard. The look of this ride is AMAZING and you won\\\'t want to miss out on it! Last but not least, we have a 1987 Buick Regal owned by Manuel Soto. This ride is amazing all the way down to under the hood. One amazing ride for sure! Lets cruise on over to our events. First up we have Camp N Drag. This show is one for the books and if you have never attended, make sure you do! Camping, rides, and vendors? What more could you want! Next we have Custom Car Revival. This show is AMAZING and if you are into seeing some rides being completely redone by the owners, then you won\\\'t want to miss out! Lastly we have Lay’d Out at the Park. With one of its biggest years yet, this show was and is always out of this world! Saving best for last, we have Nick\\\'s Body Shop Rebecca Glam. Make sure you stop by and see how hot this babe is!
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March 2018(View Digital Version)
March 2018 issue is here already! Let\'s start our cruise off with the event coverage. First off we have Severed in the Midwest. This show was benefiting the Casa Del Toro Pitbull Rescue along with bringing a few of those pups that were rescued to the show. Lots of rides, pups, and entertainment at this show! Next we have the 5th annual Voodoo-A-Go-Go. This was the big finale for this show and they sent it off with a bang! Voodoo-A-Go-Go had made sure they brought a little bit of everything to make sure everyone left with a smile. Goodguys 20th PPG Nationals was a huge hit for many. With this show being one of the biggest of the year, you\'ll want to make sure you see this coverage! Lastly, DUB Battle Grounds Car Show was a huge hit and is one show we could not get enough of! With amazing rides from all around, you\'ll want to make sure you get to see this coverage! Next we head on over to our featured rides. Pleasant Cook has a 2017 Ford F250 that is completely custom and is a head turner for sure! Next up is Timmy Hensons 1998 Ford F150 that is one ride we wouldn\'t mind making our daily driver. Last but not least, Eric Ritz 1966 Chevy Impala which is as beautiful as the day it was made. We are sure you’ll love all of our featured rides! Our Gauge Girl for this month is Pleasant Cook, who also owned the 2017 Ford F250! Check out her personal interview and her photos posed with her amazing ride!
April 2018(View Digital Version)
Let\'s start April 2018 off with a bang! Starting off with Car Shows let\'s head over to White Trash and White Walls. This show was off the hook and you’ll want to make sure you see this coverage! Next we have Street Style Picnic and this show was amazing, full of vendors and family fun activities. Battle at the Hill is next and if you love racing, this show is for you. With a special ride heading down the track, you\'ll love this event! Lastly, 4x4 Indy Jamboree was full of fun as always. Bring your little ones and check out the coverage of the coolest 4x4s around! Cruising on over to our feature rides, first up we have Damon Edmonds 2017 Dodge Ram 2500. This is one ride I\'m sure everyone wants to get their hands on! Next we have George Fages 1958 Plymouth Coupe that is AMAZING! Lastly, Rob Bays 1953 Chevy 210 Club Coupe that anyone would look amazing driving around town in! Saving best for last, Gauge Girl of the month is Rachael Leigh! This beautiful babe posed for amazing pictures and was a joy to interview, check it out!
May 2018(View Digital Version)
May 2018 is here and we are ready to roll with coverage! Starting our cruise off with the feature rides of this month. First up we have Jason Riner’s 1964 Ford F100, this ride is a beaut and we know you’ll love it! Kate and Mike Simpson’s 1992 Toyota Pickup is a perfect fit for our feature ride this month. Last but not least, Josh Jewell’s 1952 Chevy Styleline Deluxe is one feature ride you will not want to miss out on! Heading on over to event coverage we have the Sparks Show, with this show being held in the heart of the smoky mountains it was AMAZING! Tuner Evolution is one show that you’ll to check out because the rides that attended were some of the best out there. Windy City Dub Fest is up next, if you are into seeing some of the coolest custom Audis and VWs then this is the show for you! Last stop is our Gauge Girl of the Month, Whitney Leigh. Check out her interview and amazing photos because you will not want to miss out on this!
June 2018(View Digital Version)
June 2018 Issue is here and full of the coverage you’ve been needing! Let's go straight into our cruise through event coverage. First up we have Chicago World of Wheels. If you have attended any World of Wheels event before, you know you’ll want to see this! We head on over to Lay’d Out at the Park. The weather may have not been nice, but the rides were! If you love custom rides, then this show is for you. Next up we have Volktoberfest, with the War Birds, unique location, and completely custom rides, you will LOVE this event! Lastly, Import Face Off had an amazing year and we cannot get enough of the rides! Let's cruise on over to our feature rides. First up we have Kenneth FON Reed’s 20007 Dodge Dakota. From the Front, this ride may just look like any ordinary Dodge Dakota, but wait till you see what this ride is hiding! Next we have 1941 Chevrolet Pickup owned by Roger and Marlene Robinson and we know you will love this ride, it’s beautiful! Lastly, we have a 2016 Camaro Convertible owned by Kim and John Wargo. Once you see this ride, you’ll want to get this ride in your hands! Gauge Girl for the month is Morgan Stidham. Check out her modeling session and her personal interview!
July 2018(View Digital Version)
July 2018 Issue is here and this coverage is the one you’ve been waiting on, Slamology 2018. This Issue is all event coverage this month, so let’s start our cruise! Let’s start off with our Music Festival. We had many local bands come up on stage and rock out with crowd including Trajik, Hosier, Pistolero, and many more. We then have the Cars of Slamology 2018, which blew any other year completely out of the water! Trucks of Slamology 2018 did the same thing and brought a whole new ball game this year. The Tattoo Contest was a huge hit this year with people having some of the most amazing tattoos around! Next up we have the Limbo Contest where any truck, car, or contraption could participate to see who could win a trophy for going the lowest under the limbo bar. We cruise on over to the Hydraulics Competition where people were able to make their ride hop and dance as the crowd goes wild! Next up we hit the Audio Competition, with some of the biggest names attending from the audio
August 2018(View Digital Version)
August 2018 is here and come up quick! Lets start our issue cruise with feautre rides. We have a sick 1963 VW Beetle owned by Robbie Serfling. A 1970 Chevrolet C10 owned by Matt Jones. This thing is AMAZING and you’ll want to have this ride in your hands! Lastly, we have a 1955 Chevy S10 owned by Derek Wymer. Heading on over to our event coverage, we have our local World of Wheels coverage. As usual, the show was out of this world! Eville Shindig held in Evansville was full of some of the coolest rides around! Last but not least we have The Euro District full of some of the best import vehicles around! Not only do we have our beautiful Gauge Girl Mace this month, but we also have Nicks Body Shops Pleasant Cook! Dont miss out on the beautiful photo shoots with these girls!
September 2018(View Digital Version)
September 2018 is here and we are NOT ready for the end of the year just yet! We still have a few more car shows for 2018 before winter hits, but you’ll love this months coverage! First up we have event coverage, starting with Custom Car Revival in Indianapolis, IN. This show is strictly for custom vehicles! Import Face Off is next and was held in Madison, IL. If you are a lover of import rides, you’ll love all of the rides that attend this show. Last but not least, we have Mecum Auto Auction held in Indianapolis, IN. This is one show that everyone in Indy looks forward to but this year, they brought something special! Moving to our feature vehicles, we have a 197 VW Beetle owned by Don Vollmer, a 1999 Isuzu Hombre owned by Bryon Bennett, and a 1979 Scout II owned by Zach Pennock. Make sure you stop by and check out the hard work these guys did on their rides! Gauge Girl for September 2018 is Lacey Blair. Be sure to check out her interview and her beautiful photo shoot!
October 2018(View Digital Version)
October 2018 issue is here and we are ready for the cooler weather! This issue has some of the sickest rides and most amazing shows so let’s start off with the event coverage. Starting off with the Southeastern Minitruckin Nationals held in Maggie Valley, North Carolina. Who doesnt love a show full of the lowest rides around? Because we do! Next up is Jalopies for Jackson, this show we always hold dear to our hearts as its put on by the parents of a young boy who has dealt with 3 brain tumors before the age of 8. It’s an amazing atmosphere to be in when everyone puts their best rides out their for a very special occasion! Heading over to Cruise to the Pines, this show does a 75 mile long cruise through the mountains of Arizona. It’s a dream come true for all of our cruising fans out there! Last show for this issue is the St. Louis European Auto Show held in Chesterfield, Missouri. If you are into import rides, this is the show for you! Next stop is our feature rides and you’ll love what we brought this issue! First up we have a 1989 Mazda B2200 owned by TJ Vonder Haar. Not only does the ride look amazing from the outside, but the inside is BEAUTIFUL. Then we have a 1985 Buick Regal owned by Gary Craddock. If this ride doesn’t inspire you on your ride, we don’t know what will! Last but never least, we have a 2002 Chevrolet Xtreme. This is one ride we wouldn’t mind getting our hands on! We couldn’t forget our Gauge Girl for September 2018 which is Devon Moretti. Be sure to see her beautiful photo shoot and interview!
November 2018(View Digital Version)
November 2018 issue and we are ready to roll! Let’s start with our feature rides. First up we have a 1941 Chevy Pickup owned by Roger Robinson. This rides looks like it is straight off the lot and you’ll love the “Micro Midget,” it carries as well! We also have a 1963 Buick Riviera owned by Brian Whitis. The ride has had a lot of love, sweat, and tears put into it. If this ride doesn’t make you excited, what will?! Last up on our feature rides, we have a 1962 Volkswagen Beetle. This isn’t the typical Beetle you see driving down the road with the eyelashes on the headlights, this beetle looks like it is ready for war! Next up we have our events. With the season ending we are making sure that we are attended as many shows as possible, we also cannot wait for next year. First up we have Import Face Off Joliet 2018, with this show being known for the most innovative import series, it’s one you want make sure you attend. Beatersville Car and Bike Show 2018 was held on a beautiful, hot, summer day so it was perfect weather for a car show! All of the rides that attended were pre-1968 rat rods, gassers, trucks, and more! Next up is White Trash and White Walls. If you are in the Ohio area or have attended before, you know that this show is one no one wants to miss. Not only do the rides makes this show amazing, but the people do too! Last but never least, Severed in the Midwest 2018. The stepped up their ball game this year and we LOVED it (just as we do every year!) If you are looking for a family friendly car show to attend with some of the best vehicles around, Severed in the Midwest is for you! Our Gauge Girl for November 2018 is Savannah. You’ll love her photo shoot and personal interview as well.
December 2018(View Digital Version)
December 2018 is an issue no one wants to miss, not only is it our 20th anniversary but also this issue is all SEMA! Our coverage will start with the Freaks of Nature SEMA Pre-Party. This is a traditional event that many who attend SEMA know to come to. Gauge Magazine always gives out an award to who feel has one of the best rides there, see who won! With SEMA’s import rides, even if you aren’t an import fan, you can’t help but love these rides! Domestic rides are up next and they raised the bar to a whole new level! 2wd Trucks had taken over the show this year in our opinion. The HooniTruck was one we could not keep our eyes off of! 4x4’s had lifted their trucks to the next level and continue to do that each year, how much higher can they go?! Motorcycles made sure that they were well known this year, with amazing detailed graphics and much more! The Models of SEMA are something that everyone looks forward to and if you have attended SEMA before, you know it is a goal for many to get a picture with each model! Don’t miss out on how beautiful each girl was. SEMA Ignited is always an amazing time for everyone. This event allows for the general public to attend as the rides that were at the show cruise around and show off what they brought! Included in SEMA Ignited is also a drift show, check out the coverage to see all the fun. Our feature vehicle for this month is Brandon Wargo’s 1979 Datsun 280ZX. You’ll love the what Brandon did to this Datsun and see why he named it “2ATZx”. Last, but never least, is our Gauge Girl Shelby. You’ll love hew up close and personal interview and photoshoot!