Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

The design was inspired by Virgil Exner but he gave credit to Luigi Segre and Giovanni Savonuzzi of Ghia


1954 DeSoto Adventurer II show car (Ghia)

1954 DeSoto Adventurer II Ghia Coupe

Virgil Exner Luigi Segre & Others with 1954 Desoto Adventurer II- a Chrysler Ghia collaboration


DeSoto Adventurer II (1954) designed by Chrysler’s Virgil Exner, with Ghia’s Luigi Segre and Giovanni Savonuzzi. With Chrysler Hemi V-8 power and Italian coachwork, it was a two-seat grand tourer rather than a sports car

Virgil Exner and Ghia's Luigi Segre discuss Chrysler K-310, Ex's first show car and his answer to Harley Earl's GM Motorama fare. Exner attempted to blend Italian with American design.

from UltraLinx

Random Inspiration 116

Concept car


Karmann Ghia was designed to be the perfect car for a stylish young charming lady: here an adv picture dated 1955. From personal Edmondo Segre's documents about his father Luigi Segre, owner of Ghia from 1950 to his death in 1964.