The design of the ‘57s began in late 1955 with knowledge that Ford would have a completely new car for 1957, and it would be styled by an ex-GM guy, Frank Hershey, who had just shaped the first Thunderbird. Once again the pressure was on Above: The 1956 cars were being prepared in May 1954. This is a two sided model. Below: By August 1954, the side trim has changed. This will be the trim for the 150 model. Grille is a variation of the ‘55 design. Headlight surrounds are reminiscent of the 1952 proposals. 1957 24