Peter Brock
Peter Brock
5/18/22 4:18 p.m.

No individual has ever designed and completed a beautifully engineered automobile entirely on his own, but there’s little doubt the best have always been directed by an innovative genius or a small creative team with a single focus. 

There’s little brilliance in democratically ach…

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Da_Wolverine
Da_Wolverine New Reader
5/19/22 5:32 p.m.

Brock's own design, the Daytona, was designed specifically for speed (to best the 250 GTOs) but happened to have very beautiful lines.  As did the Series I XKE Coupe!   

 

 

 

Panamericano
Panamericano New Reader
5/19/22 6:38 p.m.

Agreed.  And the giant, be-jeweled "grilles" are especially stupid beause most are nonfunctual.  The air comes in through a small area, or beneath, and the rest is blocked off, fake.  Most of the most $ aluable cars these days are old race cars.  Just lovely, to go with the performance.

davnik6
davnik6 New Reader
5/20/22 3:46 p.m.

Brock is always so right about design.  I wondered when somebody of respect would step up and say "UGLY".  BMW has certainly stepped on themselves by following with the massive grille.  My old 456 Ferrari keeps looking better and better.  Thanks Peter.

PetervonA2
PetervonA2 New Reader
6/25/22 2:07 p.m.

I think Audi was first with a maw-like grill. To me it looked like it fell off its monorail. Then it got re-purposed with four large tired wheels.

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