The car rolled into the shop under its own power, but the owner decided he wanted better handling, performance and creature comfort than the original "baby bird" could deliver. So we prepared the drawings for the build plan moving forward. We agreed we wanted to retain yet update the original styling. Plans called for a new simplified tunneled grill; narrowed and tucked slim bumpers; rear fender flares to match the original front flares; working fender scoops to replace the phony louver side trim; a totally restyled interior with a modified dash and a sweeping console that starts at the reversed hood scoop and flows over the dash and down between the new buckets seats. All this sits on a Art Morrison chassis with fully independent front and rear suspension. The car will be powered by a Ford 427 CID 450 HP small block with a 6-speed Tremec transmission. The pictures below highlight the details and progress on this build. Enjoy.