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Harley Earl designed the custom Corvettes he wanted for his and his family's personal use by sitting down at a rendering board at his home in Palm Beach, Florida. He'd give the renderings to Chevrolet General Manager Semon "Bunkie" Knudsen for Chevrolet to build. As the first VP of General Motors Styling and Design, and even well into his retirement, Earl had the authority to order any Corvette he wanted, at any time, in any color, and with any options, even if those features wouldn't be available on the car for years to come. This custom '63 convertible, which recently sold at auction for $925,000, is just one example.