|Renowned Photojournalist David Douglas Duncan|
The following article contains excerpts from “The Car That Led Three Lives” by Dennis Adler and “The Secret SLS” by David Douglas Duncan.
Prototypes are the products of an intense automotive design process. They are ideas given physical form and meant to test the culmination of those ideas. Most serve their purpose and end as scrap or become forgotten embodiments of a larger production that ends up relegated to a warehouse collecting dust rarely, if ever, to be seen again. Occasionally one is found on flaccid tires, fading away in a dusty, shuttered garage, whereupon aficionados immediately elevate it from “ancient junk” to “treasured artifact.”
Usually what is uncovered are the skeletal remains of a failed project, a curiosity at best. Once in a great while though…READ MORE!
The Colonel John Burnsides Roadster
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