Profiles, Zora Arkus-Duntov
May 3, 2016


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  • Mac and PC page layout with accompanying text and art files for maximum work flexibility.
  • High-resolution artwork suitable for print.
  • Includes Photoshop layers file of main art, where applicable.
  • Multi-platform page layout opens with either Quark Xpress or Adobe Indesign.
  • Layout is 8×21.5 inches (for newspaper use), with some depth variation from week to week, but can be reconfigured by your designer to fit most spaces.
  • PDF of layout included.
  • About 850 words: separate text file included.
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The Corvette without Zora Arkus-Duntov? Nope. America’s beloved sports car wouldn’t have happened the way it did, if at all. Although this engineer didn’t actually invent Chevrolet’s fiberglass two-seater, he was certainly responsible for turning it into the high-performance, highly desirable car it is today. Born in Belgium on Christmas Day, 1909, Arkus-Duntov spent his early years in Russia and Germany where he graduated with a degree in engineering in 1934. At the onset of World War II (1939-’45), both he and his brother Yura joined the French Air Force to fight advancing German forces.

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