Designers

Sad news Gale Halderman, designer of the Mustang dies at 87 – Tom Stahler @ClassicCars.com

Gale Halderman, the original designer of the Ford Mustang, died April 29 near Dayton, Ohio. Halderman, he was 87 His iconic Mustang design sold more than 8 million units, inspired 6 model generations of design and has been continuously built… Read More ›

New Petersen exhibits feature James Hetfield customs – Larry Edsall @ClassicCars.com

“Reclaimed Rust” is the title of an exhibition of custom cars, guitars and memorabilia from the James Hetfield Collection that opens February 1 at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. Hetfield is co-founder, lead vocalist and songwriter for the heavy-metal band… Read More ›

Missing: the most advanced vehicle that Harry A. Miller ever built – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

The 2020 edition of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance will feature Indianapolis 500-winning Miller race cars and other noteworthy competition vehicles in its recently announced class dedicated to the cars of Harry A. Miller. However, it likely won’t include Miller’s… Read More ›

You may be cool, but are you ‘Studebaker Cool?’ – Kurt Ernst @Hemmings

Brooks Stevens’s Sceptre concept, designed for Studebaker. Photo courtesy Milwaukee Art Museum. From its start as a manufacturer of horse-drawn wagons to its demise as an independent automaker competing head-to-head with Detroit’s Big Three, Studebaker enjoyed over a century of… Read More ›

Harley Earl, Bill Mitchell Corvettes offered as single lot at Kissimmee auction Jan 2019 – Larry Edsall @Classiccar.com Journal

’63 coupe and ’64 convertible created by and for GM styling leaders The 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray convertible built for Harley Earl and the ’64 Corvette Sting Ray coupe created for his successor, Bill Mitchell, will be offered as… Read More ›

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