1969 Pontiac Firebird
Class/Category: Muscle Car (Modified) 1962-1974
This is considered Chip Foose's first muscle car before his Overhaulin' show became a household favorite, Chip prepared it for use at Art Center College of Design where Stewart Reed was one of his instructors. Later in '91 he sold it to Reed.
Flush mounted door handles and glass. Sculpted side view mirror. Custom billet aluminum wheel design echoes the side strakes on the fender behind the wheels. Typical Foose de-badging, showing just 400 nomenclature on his favorite titanium silver paint color.
Stewart Reed is a car designers designer, a living legacy with projects as varied as the Bugatti Type 64, Lockheed Martin JLTV trucks & Cunningham C7. His ability to effectively articulate concepts & solutions with creativity & clarity is unique. He understands concerns of the variety of those interested; CAD operator, engineer, enthusiast, accountant or CEO, decades have uniquely polished his lens, refining his insights with practical wisdom. Winning Fischer Body Craftsmans Guild & scholarships guided him to Art Center where, upon graduation he designed the SR for Meyers Manx, going on to decades with Chrysler, Toyota et al, complemented by roles such as Art Center instructor or board member until 2005's role as Chair of Transportation.