George Barris's NOVELTY and PRODUCT CARS
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 4:51:00 PM
The first functional exhibited moon vehicle was engineered and constructed by Barris Kustom. After many hours of research and development, George Barris designed and built his first concept of an all terrain moon mobile unit. The Moonscope is a moon crawler that will enable astronauts to maneuver around the moon surface.
The vehicle was to resemble a VOX guitar in silhouette and would create its own high-fidelity audio through the use of self-contained VOX sound equipment. Besides being a beautiful $30,000 show-stopping roadster, the Voxmobile is a completely functional unit in every respect. Its primary purpose is to project this new concept exposing the VOX guitar
THE "SIDEWINDER"由好莱坞著名汽车设计师George Barris设计的创意摩托车
From the studios of famous Hollywood auto stylist George Barris, comes this motorcycle which offers something more creative and interesting for the public. Barris designed and built this bike at his North Hollywood plant, starting with a 400 horsepower all aluminum highly polished Buick engine.
"CALICO SURFER"专门为Mr. Calvin Clark设计制作的专用汽车。
This vehicle was designed and built exclusively for Mr. Calvin Clark of Palos Verdes, Calif., publisher of International Surfing magazine and contractor, for $22,000 in the 60's. The car was designed for street use plus exhibitions throughout the nation.
REDD FOXX's "L'IL RED WRECKER" 获72年24届美国电视艾美奖的喜剧Sanford and Son中的超级汽车
Made for Redd Foxx star of "Sanford & Son." This all hand built body is made of metal and sculptured with the tilt styled front cab tinted sky top window and all. The oval tunneled grille shell housed quad rectangular English headlights and a chrome mesh inserts. The midship engine and design is powered by a Super charged 392 cubic inch Chrysler and all chrome plated.
"HARD HAT HAULER" HARD HAT牵引车
The hot rod enthusiasts version of a vehicle for the famous Hard Hat workers of America, created by Model Products Corporation in hobby kit form. This unique hot rod concept was immediately brought to life size by Mr. Bob Larivee of Promotions Incorporated and Hollywood auto stylist Mr. George Barris of Barris Kustom Industries. Designed by Harry Bradly, this 1/25th scale model kit was first engineered and then duplicated in replica to a full size operable car. The image of the American Hard Hat worker was incorporated in its concept. Race Car Specialties of Tarzana, California were commissioned to perform the machine work and construction of the chassis and torsion bar suspension. Carrera coiled 50/50 shocks were used on the rear frame center mount, and dual air shocks were installed on the front end.
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