Are you looking for an affordable way to beautify the hood of your car, truck, golf cart, or big rig? Don’t look far! There are numerous and affordable hood ornaments to enhance the front of your vehicle or rig without breaking the bank. Today’s contemporary mascots are more fashionable, universal and inexpensive
The classic vintage style mascots were vehicle specific or for all intents and purposes, company logos like the Rolls Royce Spirit of Ecstasy, Dodge Ram Head or the Mercedes Benz Star. In reality, it is still used as a company logo. The difference is obvious; instead of installing the ornament on the hood, it is presently displayed on the grille. Even though, it still exist for some manufacturers like Rolls Royce or Bentley Motorcars, the likes of companies such as Honda, Jaguar, Ford, Buick, Hyundai, Toyota, Nissan and more recently, Cadillac and Jaguar are displaying the factory logo ornament on the grille.
Out with the old and in with the new. No matter where today’s manufacturer decide to place their mascot or logo, we should concern ourselves with the more current contemporary style ornaments like the flying lady or the flying goddess, the sexy lady, the nude lady or the wing style hood ornaments. If you have ever thought of adorning a present-day hood gem on your car, truck, golf cart, boat or even a big rig, it is very much do-able.
One popular trend that is visible with today’s mascot is that they are universal. Besides the numerous designs available, they are universal and will basically fit most vehicles with a flat hood. Unlike the vintage ornaments of past years, they are custom fitted to the hood lines and curve of each individual vehicle, and as such, almost impractical to fit any other model. The present-day ornaments are not only universal; they offer a much more modern design and options. Whatever your taste, there are modern designs available; nude ladies, flying ladies, atlas, sitting ladies, winged ladies, animals, birds and replicas of vintage ornaments like the 1931 and 1941 Cadillac style ornaments.
If you have ever thought about purchasing a vintage hood ornament, you know how hard and expensive to find a cheap one. And beside the exorbitant prices tagged on the ornaments, you more than likely will spend additional funds to restore it to its original mode. One striking note to finding a genuine hood ornament is the lack of authenticity. Too many fakes are showcased everywhere especially on the internet. Why waste precious time and money when the modern styles crafted by either Gem Manufacturing or Grand General are easily and readily available. The modern day mascots are real cheap and affordable, and can be found everywhere online and offline.
If you are looking for a more modern, easy-fit, affordable, trendy and inexpensive ornament to adorn on the hood of your automobile, you now have options that will offer a distinguished setting to your ride without creating a hole in your wallet.