Lowrider Fast Facts

*Española has been proclaimed the "Lowrider capital of the world!"

*Lowriders:

        Lowriders have modified suspension to lay low.

        Lowriders have white wall tires.

        Lowriders have some type of spoked rims.

        Lowriders could have hydraulics or airbags.

        Lowrider cars pre-1955 typically used a steel rim wheeled or                     artillery wheel with white walls and hub caps.

 

* What to look for in Lowriders: 

        Hydraulics
        Spoked Wheels and Tires

        Custom Paint and Artwork

        Unique Upholstery

     

   

* Features of Lowrider artwork:

        Pinstripes

        Etching

        Engraving

        Murals 

        Patterns

        Gold and Silver Leaf

* The first Lowriders were no further from the ground than ONE cigarette packet as it was against the law for them to be any lower.

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