Abandoned efforts: Ford’s 1961 Unitron RV/Mobile Office and Ford’s 5th Wheel, T-Bird-towed Trailer.
Fords Mini Van turned Chrysler.
V=SxO once again proven to be true.
What would 1950s unrestrained creativity be without at least one reactor loader?
Ford’s reaction to the success of the 1960 Corvair Monza.
Semon “Bunkie” Knudsen versus Lee Iacocca
Perhaps it was a good thing that the program was cancelled.
Strother MacMinn’s LeMans Coupe Makes First Public Debut in 60 Years.
The ebb and flow of Continental proposals that never saw production.
Axe the Continental. Full steam on the Edsel.
Henry Ford’s soy bean, lightweight, $400 car. Concrete molds. Didn’t smell so good.
Ray Cannara’s built this wedge design while a student of Strother MacMinn at Art Center School in the ’60s.
That these cars represented an opposite design philosophy from Harley Earl’s show cars from the same era would be an understatement.
Brief summaries of Karl Ludvigsen’s stories on his new website.
We don’t need no stinkin’ seat belts.
Just get the right guy to like it.
Last minute all-nighter clay marathon. “Vertical stabilizers.”
Alex Tremulis—Antics at Ford
The D-523 Cougar—From Styling Study to show car to movie star.
The back story to the Continental Mark II retractable hardtop.
Gil Spear’s Retractable Hardtop Presentation and resulting Sytris 3/8-scale Model.
The controversy over who designed the 1949 Ford.
Corporate politics and the aborted Mark IX.
The mystery of the Mystere revealed.