The personal-luxury category had it’s initial roots in this context based on Ford’s original Thunderbird from 1955.
Steinegger and Eshenbaugh is generally credited with bringing professional racing to the Phoenix area, and they carried the Arizona banner at tracks throughout the nation.
As a matter of company policy, the extra cost of producing the Cyclops Safety Car won’t be passed along to the customer.
I was there. RIR was close to home.
There was a time where design was like that for all of us. Freedom of expression. Focused, uncomplicated creativity.
It’s the awareness of when something looks and feels right, satisfying the customers wants, needs and expectations.
My recollection of the process is remarkably similar.
In 2005 I had the opportunity to visit the Chaparral Exhibit at the Petroleum Museum in Midland, Texas—hollowed ground for Chaparral enthusiasts.