In the Esquire issue of December 1963, Virgil M. Exner presented the design-suggestions for the "Revival Cars".
Exner took four great names of American automobile history and tried to show how they would look in the mid sixties.
The four names were:
All these pictures are scans of "Renwal"-toys.
The Duesenberg design showed the most puristic design
elements of the thirties.
In 1966 there was a real try to establish a new
Duesenberg, but the design was quite different from the original Exner-Duesenberg
The Stutz production cars borrowed the side-exhausts and the front design from this car.
The Mercer car was produced on an AC Cobra chassis.
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Exner presented later also design-suggestions for:
The Bugatti design was realised on the last Bugatti chassis.
Almost 40 years later, Exner's
son presented some new Revival Designs:
2004 Chrysler Imperial