Faffing Around with Frick
Marrying Italian bodywork with American chassis was a passion of the 1950s in the USA. For such adventures Turin’s Carrozzeria Vignale was one of the best addresses.
Early in 1956 I took a break from my industrial-design studies at Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute to mosey out to Rockville Center, Long Island. My mission was to make words to go with Dan Rubin’s photography of a new Bill Frick special for the May issue of Sports Cars Illustrated (in which I had three other stories). The unexpurgated result follows, as do p…
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