Hotrod’s is an iconic Tucson restaurant that pays tribute to America’s love for the automobile. The design integrates a working custom body shop garage with a sleek high-volume split level restaurant. Multi-use spaces provide a busy backdrop for car shows, bike rallies, drag races, and special events. The formal details evoke classic American diners along Route 66. The expansive patio presents sweeping elevated views. A series of expanding spaces provide areas for special events, group dining, and intimacy, intersecting in a glassed viewing space for the race cars which serves as a focal point for diners.