Established in 2002 by Troy Ladd. The company is built on a team approach, each and every member of the team has specialized talents and abilities, which enables HHR as a whole to be a step above the competition. By using this team effort to design and fabrication HHR is able to accomplish and manage nearly any task in the custom build-up or restoration process.
Troy Ladd is an American designer and builder of custom cars and hot rods originally from Newport Beach, CA known for building traditional styled vehicles. After obtaining a Bachelor's degree in business from Vanguard University, Troy formulated a business plan for Hollywood Hot Rods, taking into account location, size of the building and equipment. In 2002, headquarters for Hollywood Hot Rods were set up in Burbank, CA. Industry magazines took notice of the cars being built at Hollywood Hot Rods and titles such as Street Rodder Magazine, Hot Rod Magazine and Rod & Custom were responsible for getting the word out about Troy Ladd’s shop.
Troy Ladd's Hollywood Hot Rods has produced a series of award winning hot rods including: The Mulholland Speedster 1936 Custom Coachbuilt Packard, The Long Beach Legend 1936 Ford Roadster, Full Metal Jacket 2014 Ford Mustang GT Convertble, the Street Rodder Road Tour ’40 Ford Coupe, the Zulu T 1927 Ford Tall Model T Coupe, The Brooklands Special 1932 Ford Roadster, Coyote Comet
1963 Mercury Comet Convertible, the Raybestos Coyote-powered 1932 Ford Roadster Pickup, the Platinum Bomb 1932 Ford Roadster, Ruby Deluxe 1935 Ford Coupe, El Correcaminos 1931 Ford Roadster Pickup, The Black Widow 1926 Ford Roadster Pickup, Respect Tradition Hemi-powered and sectioned 1932 Ford Roadster.