My recollection of the process is remarkably similar.
Full size slot cars.
In 2005 I had the opportunity to visit the Chaparral Exhibit at the Petroleum Museum in Midland, Texas—hollowed ground for Chaparral enthusiasts.
A remarkable collection of original studio art.
Carl Grimes’ Wild Wagon is a fascinating story of home-built hotrodding from the ’40s and ’50s.
Norm worked on the lunar rover. How cool is that?
Way ahead of its time.
Memorial service held in the honor of Charles M. Jordan at the General Motors Heritage Center in Detroit.
Nobody I had ever encountered before could have possibly adequately prepared me for meeting Pete Maier.
Mario Andretti’s 1965 Brawner-Hawk was built in a small shop in Phoenix.
The second car is identified only as, “If you’re looking for a 1960 model, this may well be it!” Or not.
What does John Z. DeLorean and Ron Will have in common?
He lived an amazing life, accomplished countless professional achievements, influenced and served as a role model to so many, and above all was a wonderfully great and loving Dad.
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.
A Design Project by the League of Retired Automotive Designers.
Unlike so many car stylists, Rust Heinz hadn’t copied any previous design.
Are you in the photo?
Wayne»s first production studio assignment was in Cadillac working on the ’65s.
Firebird III Motorama Production Filming at the GM Mesa Proving Grounds.
Those were the days.
*throptic, noun: a design or a devise created to look as if it serves a functional purpose, but in fact has no purpose other than to make the object on which it is attached to look esthetically better.
GM Design Staff Impact Magazine, July 1977.