The Cars Of Harley Earl

Author: David W Temple
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Veteran automotive historian David W. Temple has researched and unearthed the complete story of Harley Earl’s cars, his notable design achievements, and many accolades.

Harley Earl

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There was an element of social class in the cars and in the achievement. Earl
came from California and spent his working life in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. He
was unknown in New York and New England, where the Euro-centric design
establishment lived. He was also separate from, although contemporary with, that
first generation of American industrial designers, including Raymond Loewy and
Norman Bel Geddes, who operated from Manhattan. You can see the cars as
products of ...

Harley Earl

Author: Stephen Bayley
Publisher: Taplinger Publishing Company
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There was an element of social class in the cars and in the achievement. Earl
came from California and spent his working life in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. He
was unknown in New York and New England, where the Euro-centric design
establishment lived. He was also separate from, although contemporary with, that
first generation of American industrial designers, including Raymond Loewy and
Norman Bel Geddes, who operated from Manhattan. You can see the cars as
products of ...

Life

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As soon as he could, he acquired a Chevrolet sedan and began reworking its
grille and bumpers. In the next few years he ran through seven secondhand cars,
redesigning and rebuilding all of them. He graduated from high school and went
to work for his father. He has never attended any art or design school. In 1939, at
23, Nickles read a story in Life about Detroit and cars, which referred to Harley
Earl — and, through a typographical error, to one "Earl Harley." Inspired by the
story, ...

Pontiac Concept And Show Cars 1939 1980

Author: Donald Keefe
Publisher: CarTech Inc
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THE CARS OF HARLEY EARL by David Temple Harley Earl's drive toward bold
and innovative design spurred American car design during the mid-twentieth
century. His distinctive designs defined the 1950s finned cars and set American
automotive design on the path it has followed into the modern era. With this in-
depth examination, you learn the inside story of these remarkable cars and the
man behind them. It's an essential addition to any automotive library. Hardbound,
8.5x11 ...

Harley Earl And The Dream Machine

Author: Stephen Bayley
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Tilt: FIREBIRD MODELS Harley Earl's first cars in the Firebird exper1mental
range appeared in the Motorama of 1954. They exceeded in even' degree of
imaginativeness and impracticality the regular Motorama show cars, and were
touching evidence of the conviction and naivete which were the two main forces
of Styling at gm under Harley Earl. At one level, the use of the gas turbine
appears to suggest an interest in the use of advanced technology, but the cars
were loaded with ...

Classic Cars

Author: Norm Mort
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Harley Earl was born in 1893 in California. He was the son of coachbuilder J.W.
Earl. In the 1920s, Harley Earl began working for General Motors to help design
the 1927 LaSalle, and a year later the new Cadillac. Harley Earl was a leading
designer with GM for three decades. He designed many stylish GM cars,
including the futuristic Buick Y-Job, the Cadillac Eldorado and Chevrolet Corvette
. He is also credited with being the first designer to put tail fins on cars. Earl
retired as the ...

Corvette

Author: Randy Leffingwell
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760346631
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Mitchell became the official illustrator for ARCA, and his drawings, watercolors,
and sketches hung in the clubhouse and appeared in their newsletter. One
weekend, a Detroit insurance agent friend of both Barron Collier and Harley Earl
asked Mitchell if he ever had thought of designing cars. He offered to get
Mitchell's portfolio to Earl, who liked what he saw. Mitchell started at GM on
December 15, 1935. Earl divided design assignments into studios for individual
makes the following ...

Diecastx Magazine

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Harley Earl discussed the performance of the 1954 GM Firebird I concept car with
test driver Mauri Rose. The image of this car is the center point of the Daytona
500 trophy. www.autoartmodels.com Die-Cast Model Cars in scale of 1/18 and 1/
43. Harley Earl with his Buick Y-Job, GM's first dream car and Earl's personal
mode of transportation. At GM's Arizona proving grounds in 1958, Earl is shown.
many of the style and design features were later seen on cars throughout GM's
many ...

Classic Cars

Author: Jeffrey Zuehlke
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 0822559269
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Harley Earl (1893–1969) (right) is the most famous automobile designer in U.S.
history. Working for GM from 1927 to 1959, his design team created some of the
greatest classic cars of all time. They include the Corvette and the famous
Cadillacs from the years after World War II. Earl introduced many car design
changes, such as chrome trim, two-tone paint jobs, wraparound windshields, and
tail fins. fastback.) The differences between the cars were in the details. The
Roadmaster ...