Sep 13, 2008

Harley Earl's Concept Cars

( - The Detroit News once characterized Harley Earl as "the father of the dream car." As General Motors’ design chief from 1927 to 1958, "Misterl," as his employees called him, became perhaps the most influential automotive stylist ever, a man whose team of designers created the streamlined, aerodynamic modernism of the 1948 Cadillac, the 1953 Corvette and other classic American vehicles. He introduced, among other things, the tail fin and panoramic curved windshield. Continued