Builders of custom automobile bodies were most often hired by owners or manufacturers of large, expensive brands such as Duesenbergs, Packards and Rolls-Royces to produce one-of-a-kind bodies for customers who desired exclusivity beyond the standard designs in the catalog. It was quite rare to see custom coachwork performed on the more common brands, and one of the least likely candidates would have been a Ford. Nonetheless, in 1932 the famed Italian coachbuilder Pinin Farina turned its attention to a Ford export chassis to demonstrate that custom coachwork was not only for the very wealthy or only for cars with wheelbases measured in meters. This beautiful, one-of-a-kind Ford appeared on the Pinin Farina stand at the Paris Motor Show that year and was then sold. It fell into obscurity until it was discovered in Turin, Italy in the late 1960s. Purchased and restored by Beth and Ross Myers in 2003, the car won Best in Class at Pebble Beach that year.