|The LeSabre in all its glory. Photo (C) conceptcarz.com|
Earl used the car as a daily driver much like he did with the prewar Y-Job concept, and it was an icon and benchmark for General Motors' styling well into the 1950s. The car still exists and is in GM's permanent collection, and Hot Wheels cast an excellent small-scale replica in its collector-grade "Boulevard" range some years ago.
|Tail end of LeSabre. Photo (c) conceptcarz.com|
Seen above is the Hot Wheels diecast model with detail added by the author, from the author's collection.