In 1955, GM had just gotten away with this - the LaSalle II roadster concept. Surely 3 years would be enough time for a high-scooped fender line, cheek holes in the fenders, gull shape tail, high position headlights, and a narrow grill to become accepted-yet-cutting-edge, right? The answer was no, but you could forgive Ford for thinking it might be - and nobody else was using it...