Tim Allen Reveals His ‘Simple Design’ Process in Creating Hot Rod Build

by Thad Mitchell

While his hit sitcom “Last Man Standing” is coming to an end, actor Tim Allen is still working on his side project.

The all-around funny man has a real fondness for classic cars and hot rods. He is currently working on a vehicle project and in a recent video, talks about the process he goes through in designing a hot rod.

In the video, Allen shares what he looks for in a classic car and how he goes about designing certain features. He says he wants his vehicle to look better underneath the hood than on top.

“That is my process,” he says while discussing his latest project. “Simple design and a lot of horsepower. You can never have too much horsepower.”

Tim Allen Has an Impressive Car Collection

The former Home Improvement star calls his current project “The Vik,” and it has been under works for quite some time. He has long been a “car guy” with numerous builds and rebuilds under his belt. In a 2013 interview with GQ Magazine, Allen says revitalizing classic cars provides him with a hobby and inspiration.

“I have pretty eclectic taste in cars,” he says. “I actually own the cars in my collection that I had as a kid.”

The Tool Man’s car collection is legendary as he owns numerous classic cars. In his collection are a 1933 Ford Roadster, 1946 Ford Convertible and a 1956 Ford F100, among many others he has obtained over the years.

Earlier this year, it was announced that Allen’s hit sitcom Last Man Standing will be ending after its upcoming ninth season. The show’s final season will begin on Sunday, January 3. Allen recently discussed his excitement for the final season

“I’ve been one lucky dude to have been part of Last Man Standing,” he says. “I so appreciate the incredible support from our fans over this near decade of work.”