Dick Ruzzin’s Personal account of the development of the ’66 Tornado.
“I guess I just can’t get cars and art out of my system.”
This prototype is a design projection of how Chevrolet’s original 1963 Monza SS concept might have turned out, had it gone into actual production.
2013 Fisher Body Craftsman’s Guild Reunion held at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona.
I had the privilege of working with Geza in my first studio when I first started at General Motors.
GM’s Great Talent Search
Thousands of young people from across America competed for scholarships by designing and submitting scale models of their “dream car.”
“You’re leaving the Yankees for a long shot. Don’t expect to come back.”
Mr. Mitchell had the passion and flamboyant style, Shinoda had the personal no-nonsense Southern California performance connection, and Jordan had the elegance and taste—anything they touched was destined to be a success.
Bill Porter candidly describes his years with Pontiac.
“I consider myself one of the luckiest guys alive. All my life I’ve been able to do the thing I love most—design automobiles.”
Need help identifying designers.
What we have here is a 2:50 minute video snapshot of the history of GM Design.
It ended up at the Biltmore.
When I was at GM, Paul was always great to be around. Encouraging and uplifting with a great sense of humor.
Russ had a stellar career with 40 years as a designer with General Motors Design from 1955-1995
“I think in the back of every car designer’s mind there is this desire to build a car entirely of their own design with no constraints.”
Elia ‘Russ’ Russinoff, has provided a portfolio of his work to feature on Dean’s Garage.
A monument to the automotive age in the middle of Las Vegas.
These photos were filed in a brown envelope since 1972.
Was this Chrysler model the inspiration for the Falcon in the 1936 movie, Speed?
All kinds of stuff.