“Too bad aero had to go that way.” Mitchell.
For one reason or another sometimes that creativity needed to vent in the form of cartoons.
I remember he ordered a new blue Chevy pickup, and when it was delivered he realized that the instrument cluster had a blank where a gage could have been. He called it his humility gage, because it reminded him he didn’t have everything.
By lap four, Thomas was bringing it hard through the esses, down to first in turn six and on the throttle to the off-camber turn seven. He was laughing out of seven and kept both of us grinning from ear to ear, just hearing the big twelve rev.
This exhibition highlights the creativity of the American automobile designers of the 1960s and 70s
Thanks to George Camp and Charlie Stewart with help identifying people in the photos.
Can Am, Trans Am and NASCAR photos from the ’80s by Mike Parris.
A random collection of GM related photos with captions, including Harley Earl, Bill Mitchell, Jack Humbert, Chuck and Mark Jordan, Zora Arkus Duntov, and a few of Design Staff’s styling cars from the ’70s
That’s the way John was. He was constantly trying to put things together, and he’d do anything to help someone.
In February 1956 Ford Times did an article about the students in design studies.
Among his talents, Alex was noted for his ability to play tunes on his airbrush.
For you performance Buick enthusiasts, sketches and photos of the Buick Camel GT car.
Bob Caderet renderings, Corvette Nomad and Corvair artwork, early Corvette production shots, Astro I, Astro II, XP-819, Mako Shark I and II vintage photos, and a few unusual Motorama photos.
Everybody has lots of posters. These perhaps are a bit unusual and of interest to the readers of Dean’s Garage.
“I was lucky to get into car designing; I was at the right time and place.”
“Bill Mitchell absolutely hated the 2-Rotor and was very verbal about it calling it all kinds of nasty four letter words.”