Southern California-based Gene Winfield has been in the custom-car-building part of the automotive business for more than 60 years.
His designs have appeared in a number of TV shows and movies from the early 1960s to the late 1980s. Some notables being the Piranha car from The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
, Catwoman’s ride in the TV series Batman
, and the 6000 SUX from RoboCop
, just to name a few. He also was the creator of the Galileo 7
shuttlecraft on the original Star Trek
In 1962 Winfield joined AMT as a consultant style designer for its model kits. AMT's rerelease of the 1940 Ford Sedan delivery is of the many kits Gene designed.