“Today’s automotive scene is much more commerce than pastime, more corporate than grassroots.”
“It was then that I noticed, for the first time, the wooden clothespin attached to the fuel line.”
In an even more misguided quest to transform the coupe into a roadster, the Chevy’s roof also succumbed to the torch.
After 18 months of development including a trip to the GM Archives at Design Center, Dean’s Garage, The Future Is Back is finally finished!
Concise history including the cultural impact of Pontiac’s Trans Am. Book review.
A concise Camaro historical overview.
“I simply want the world to know that men like Manuel Lopez still exist.”—Michael Lamm
I about had a heart attack when the ’70 Trans Am hit the streets. Book Review.
Chrysler’s ugly duckling inspired a lot of copycats. By Michael Lamm.
From Sketches, Special Edition, April 24, 1991.
Michael Lamm found himself drawn to the kookier cars at Pebble Beach.
Dick Ruzzin’s first hand account of the development of the Open Bitter.
Could it be that somebody knows where the car actually is but is sworn to secrecy?
Was this Chrysler model the inspiration for the Falcon in the 1936 movie, Speed?
The Chevrolet brand became an icon and a tremendous success, yet he, Louis Chevrolet, received little profit from it
Way ahead of its time.
It’s no big secret that a lot of early motorcars took their body design from carriages. But it’s less obvious that carriage design evolved from shipbuilding.
Unlike so many car stylists, Rust Heinz hadn’t copied any previous design.
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