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Brotherly Love: Herbert Powell and the 1991 Powell Homer

In Motoring on November 5, 2009 at 02:56

With apologies to Ate Up With Motor

Powell Motors was once Detroit’s darling, the upstart with the perfect Alger-ian story: From a cast-off orphan to auto tycoon. The whole narrative, however, reached a nadir in 1991 with the unveiling of the Homer, the car built and designed from star-crossed destiny. This week, the story of Herbert Powell and his eponymous car company, Powell Motors.

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