My Car Quest

August 20, 2019

Chrysler Ghia GS-1 – Great Teamwork To Create A Beautiful “Idea Car”

by Mike - In the early 1950s Virgil Exner was hired by Chrysler to update the Chrysler design image which was a little stodgy at the time. Exner developed a relationship with Ghia that lasted for 15 years, resulting in eighteen Chrysler/Ghia … [Read more...]

Remember When Fins Were In? – Will They Ever Come Back?

by Mike - In the 1950s American car styling took a turn to the 'unusual' with the movement to fins. Fins were big in the 1950s until the early 1960s. Even Ferrari got into the act. Virgil Exner with Studebaker and Chrysler led the way … [Read more...]