of the greatest manufacturing corporation in the world - a full- sized, blue and ivory clay model of the Chevrolet four door sedan for 1955. Curtice had followed the progress of the new Chevrolet from first sketches to drafting board to quarter- scale model to clay mock-ups very closely. Now he slowly circled the car, squinting at its lines and lightly touching its smooth surface. When his eye lighted on a horizontal crease in the moulding of the trunk, he shook his head. “That’s not good,” said Curtice. “You’ll see that it casts a shadow on the bottom half of the lid. That shadow makes the car look higher and narrower. What we want is a lower automobile that looks wider. d designers. were still being debated. 19