Clasiq Clasiq Season 3: Designer Series
Dave McIntosh is a retired GM Designer with a career that spans over 40 years. A graduate of Art Center in Pasadena, David is one of the few designers that can say they worked on a project concept to production with the Buick Reatta. Clasiq gets a first hand exclusive look at his personal art collection that encompases art though his 40 year career at General Motors. Dave has worked on such cars as the 1970 Buick Riviera and Skylark, the 1978 Grand Prix, Firebird, Monte Carlo, and LeSabre, and Buick Reatta.
Few designers can say they worked on car start to finish. Dave McIntosh is one of those few with his design on the Buick Reatta.
Love it or Hate it, with over 1.3 million Chevrolet Corvairs made everyone has a story. David’s first car was a Corvair and he has over ten years of stories from driving one.
1973 was an interesting year for cars. Vehicles were being downsized to combat the increasing fuel sizes and crash standards.
When you get hired at General Motors at that time you went to a place called Design Development. It was a place where you could show the bosses who you were and where they could use your talents.