This 1960s Beauty looks Unmistakably Italian, Yet it was Assembled in the U.S.

Mar 09, 2022 276

BY: Vlad Radu

Ah, the 1960s. For many enthusiasts, that was one of the best decades for automotive design. During those years, iconic models such as the Ferrari 250 GTO, Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale, Lamborghini Miura, or Aston Martin DB5 were introduced.

It was also a time when Frank Reisner, a former chemical engineer born in Hungary, raised in Canada, and educated at the University of Michigan, met a young American engineer named Milt Brown while attending the 1960 Monaco Grand Prix. Pretty crazy, right? Well, they decided to join forces and attempt something even crazier: build an American grand tourer that could rival the most elegant models from Ferrari, Alfa, or Aston Martin.

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