The question naturally comes: When will these things go into production? Put to Harley Earl and Larry Hafstad by the newsmen at the Arizona proving ground, the question produced only a little lecture against crowding them on the subject of practical applications.
Well, at any rate, Firebird III is startingly real. It works. It has, as one stylist said, a lot of Barnum in it for show crowds (the car will be featured at GM's Motorama, starting October 16 in New York), but it has enough solid new engineering beneath its bubble top to keep car buffs chewing on it for years.