Up close with the largest collection of Ed “Big Daddy” Roth cars

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While on a trip to LA to cover Motor Trend Magazine‘s selection process for their 2012 Car of the Year, Peter Valdes-Dapena and I stopped at Galpin Auto Sports to talk with Beau Boekmann about his collection of famous Ed Roth custom cars.

We got a behind-the-scenes look at how he found the now famous Orbitron and why he became interested in Ed “Big Daddy” Roth’s automotive works of art.

I senior produced the video and shot a number of the images in the gallery.

Watch the video below.

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Abigail Bassett is a full-time freelance journalist, content creator, and television and video host whose work has appeared in publications like Forbes, Fortune, Automobile, Motor Trend, Money Magazine, and on CNN. Her passion is telling unique stories using a variety of media and taking the visitor places that they have never been–whether it’s into the cockpit of a rare supercar, inside an exclusive home or hotel, or behind the scenes of a fashionable event. She is also a Yoga Alliance Registered 200-hour yoga teacher.

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