Virgil Max Exner, sr.
24.09.1909 Virgil Max Exner, sr. was born
1926/27 University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
1931 "Ex" married Mildred Marie Eshleman
17.04.1933 Virgil, jr. was born
1934-38 Chief Stylist for Pontiac Division
1938-49 Chief Stylist for Studebaker
1949-52 Head of Advanced Styling Studio, Chrysler Corporation
1953-61 Chrysler Director of Styling
Summer 1962 Exner published boat designs in "Popular Boating"
December 1963 Exner published designs for "Revival Cars" in "Esquire"
Designs for Stutz, Duesenberg, Packard and Mercer
1966 Presentation of the new Duesenberg
The prototype was built by Ghia, production never started
22.12.1973 Virgil M. Exner died
11.09.1993 Edsel B. Ford Design History Award from Ford Museum
Plymouth XNR Concept Car
Chrysler D'Elegance, built by Ghia
is it only a coincidence that the VW Karmann Ghia looks so similar?