Trains, Planes, and Automobiles. Larry Wood of Mattel sent me a treasure trove of slides from the late ’40s in an ancient brown metal box with a built-in slide viewer.
Ford’s reaction to the success of the 1960 Corvair Monza.
Perhaps it was a good thing that the program was cancelled.
Just get the right guy to like it.
The D-523 Cougar—From Styling Study to show car to movie star.
The controversy over who designed the 1949 Ford.
Corporate politics and the aborted Mark IX.
The mystery of the Mystere revealed.
“On seeing the ‘59 Chevrolet clay model, Ford designers soon convinced themselves that GM had somehow caught on to what Ford was doing and was purposely trying to mislead them.”
The Story of George W. Walker review by Helen Hutchings
Ideas, styling experiments, accessories, and blunders that never made it to market (and some that did!).
An interview with George Krispinsky.
“I was lucky to get into car designing; I was at the right time and place.”