An exhaustive historical account that you can’t put down.
Before reading Karl Ludvigsen’s book, Corvette, America’s Star Spangled Sports Car, I had dismissed the Corvette SS as mostly a styling exercise. No so.
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.
GM Design Staff Impact Magazine, July 1977.
Larry Shinoda brought to Ford a sense of no-nonsense car-guy cool.