Creative Industries of Detroit: The Untold Story of Detroit’s Secret Concept Car Builder

Creative Industries of Detroit: The Untold Story of Detroit's Secret Concept Car Builder Author Leon Dixon
ISBN-10 1613252137
ISBN-13 9781613252130
Year 2017-02-15
Pages 192
Language English
Publisher CarTech
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As America entered the postwar 1950s a resurgence by the auto manufacturers enabled them to create the most eccentric and extravagant automobiles of all time Fierce competition between designers from General Motors Ford Chrysler and independents such as Packard all turned to one car builder nestled firmly in America s bustling automotive mecca to help design the most elaborate prototype and concept cars ever Creative Industries of Detroit Author Leon Dixon s comprehensive account chronicles the greatest automotive achievements constructed at Creative Industries of Detroit The careers of the company s founder Fred Johnson and his successor Rex Terry are examined to show how two former Chrysler employees led the most diverse automotive firm in all of Detroit Dream cars created and examined in great detail include the Ford Atmos FX Mercury XM 800 Dodge Granada Packard Balboa Packard Panthers Packard Request Ford Mystere Corvette Corvair Dodge Daytona Plymouth Superbird Delorean and many more An amazing amount of hardware was constructed each make separate from the other and with a high level of secrecy Creative Industries of Detroit The Untold Story of Detroit s Secret Concept Car Builder offers the most exhaustive and complete account of the 40 plus year history creating dream prototype concept and one off cars from Dwight D Eisenhower s 1950 Presidential Lincoln Limousine to the 1993 Mustang Mach III concept cars This all inclusive book is the first ever on the subject and features behind the scenes images and interviews never published before

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