The Coupe owned by ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons was a regular on MTV in the early 1980s and has since become a legend in both the music and the hot rod worlds. It was built by Dan Thelan’s Buffalo Motor Cars from a 1933 Ford.It was chopped,scooped & lowered and fitted with a simple but reliable Chevy 350 V-8 engine.
Tom Hunnicutt’s painting of the car became the cover of the band’s 1984 album, Eliminator. The car also became the star of a series of music videos from the album.
My drawing is 11’x14” marker on paper. The original painting and prints are available through the link at the top of this article. Prints are available on eBay, Amazon and through the link at the top of the article. The original is available below.