Down to the last prime, block and final sanding…..the R4 is going into the paint booth this weekend. It’s smooth as glass, evenly peaked on the rising body lines and rounded where it’s curves sweep away.


There’s nothing like the curves of an Avanti – beautiful proportions – beautiful lines. Loewy and his team did an outstanding job of designing this body. It must have been a supreme pleasure to smooth out the clay model of this car.


As intensive as the final sanding is, I never tire of finishing out the pre-paint work on an Avanti body!  Truth be told, it’s like stroking the curves of a woman. This must be part of the fascination with this classic car.



 ….and Starfire Pearl White it is – a glow car!