Ken Gross writes for Playboy, Hemispheres, AutoWeek, The Robb Report, Capitol File, Hagerty’s Magazine, Sports Car Market, The Rodder’s Journal, Street Rodder, Hot Rod Magazine, Hot Rod DeLuxe, edmunds.com/Inside Line, and Old Cars Weekly.
His work has appeared in Road & Track, Special-Interest Autos, Automobile Quarterly, New York, Diversions, Cavallino, Hemmings Sports & Exotic Car, and Hemmings Muscle Machines.
Ken has won the 2009 IAMA Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2009 Lee Iacocca Award, the 2008 Washington Auto Press “Golden Quill Award,” the Society of Automotive Historians’ “Cugnot Award,” and “The James Valentine Memorial Award.”
Working with WATV Productions in Los Angeles, Ken wrote “Behind The Headlights,” a 12-episode, historic SPEED/TV program.
He is the Guest Curator for “Allure of the Automobile,” at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. In 2007, he helped curate “Curves of Steel,” for the Phoenix Art Museum.
His books include “The Allure of the Automobile,” “Hot Rods and Custom Cars: Los Angeles and The Dry Lakes, “the IAMA award-winning “Art of the Hot Rod,” “Milestone Hot Rods,” “The Illustrated BMW Buyer’s Guide,” and “Ferrari 250GT SWB.” He is writing a biography of Howard “Dutch” Darrin.
Ken lives in Hamilton, VA with his wife, Trish Serratore, Senior Vice-President of ASE.