Ken Gross

Ken  Gross
Author, Historian, Curator and Concours Judge


Ken Gross and our 1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet


About

An automobile and motorcycle enthusiast since childhood, Ken Gross was Executive Director of the Petersen Automotive Museum, in Los Angeles, California, for five years following a career in advertising and marketing. His car, travel, and motorcycle writing has appeared in Robb Report, The Rodder’s Journal, Automobile Magazine, and Road & Track. Ken and his wife Patricia Serratore live in Hamilton, Virginia, with their children Jake and Kayla.


Ken  Gross  Interview
Listening Time: 36 Minutes
Cars Yeah!  September 9, 2015

Personality Profile
Hemmings Classic Car: December, 2013


Articles  Authored  About  Undiscovered  Classic  Cars

Those Marvelous Mercury Lead Sleds
Author: Ken Gross
Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Program: August, 2015

1955 Glass Wonder Show Car
Breaking the Mold
John Dragich Special (3 made)

Author: Ken Gross
American Car Collector: July-August, 2014

Glass Act: Woodill Wildfire
Author: Ken Gross
Motor Trend Classic: Summer, 2014

Land  Bound  Pegasus:  1952  Maverick  Sportster
Author: Ken Gross
Motor Trend Classic: Fall, 2013

The Comet’s Tale:
The 1947 Kurtis-Omhundro Comet

Author: Ken Gross
Motor Trend Classic: Spring, 2013

Norman  Timbs  Roadster:  A  Seamless  Restoration
Author: Ken Gross
Octane Magazine: January, 2013

1952 Astra Coupe
Entry-Level Price For A Trend Setter
Ken Gross – American Car Collector: November/December, 2012

1950 Templeton Saturn: Feature Article
Running Rings Around All Others
Author: Ken Gross
Motor Trend Classic: Winter, 2012

Affordable Style:
The Short, Sweet Life of the American Sport Custom
Author: Ken Gross
Pebble Beach Concours Program: August, 2012

1949 Norman Timbs Special: Feature Article
Author: Ken Gross
Motor Trend Classic: Spring, 2010

1948  Norman  Timbs  Special
Author: Ken Gross
The Rodder’s Journal #48, 2010

Taildraggers:  On  the  Lawn  at  Pebble  Beach
Author: Ken Gross
Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Program: August, 2005


Books  Authored

Art of the Hot Rod (2012)
By Ken Gross and Peter Harholdt

The Allure of the Automobile (2010)
By Robert Labaco and Ken Gross

Hot Rod Milestones (2005)
Ken Gross and Robert Genat

Illustrated BMW Buyer’s Guide (1994)
By Ken Gross