"American Graffiti" Ford Coupe: The Ultimate Silver Screen Hot Rod

Published December 6, 2019 328,914 Views

Rumble When George Lucas’s American Graffiti came out in 1973, a whole new generation of classic car enthusiasts and would-be hot rodders was introduced to pure greatness in the form of the 1932 Ford Deuce Coupe.

While there were a number of incredible old school rides and roadsters in the movie, from the ’58 Chevrolet Impala to the ’56 Ford T-Bird, the 1932 Ford Coupe is on another level of iconic. The real deal. In fact, to this day, replicas of the American Graffiti deuce coupe have been known to draw in serious crowds in showrooms, street rod shows, and hot rodding events all over America. We're sure that eye-popping yellow paint job has a little bit to do with it.

Driven by the character John Milner (Paul le mat), the Ford 5-window coupe hot rod takes down Bob Falfa's (played by Harrison Ford) '55 Chevy in the epic final drag race. Needless to say, the American Graffiti coupe is one of the most iconic movie cars of all time.

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