Meyers Manx LLC sold, Freeman Thomas named new CEO
Bruce Meyers started a massive automotive trend in 1964 when he designed the VW-based Meyers Manx dune buggy. Now, the 94-year old and his wife, Winnie, are selling Meyers Manx LLC to Trousdale Ventures. Its Chairman, Phillip Sarofim, has announced automotive designer Freeman Thomas as CEO and Chief Creative Officer.
The is still one of those rare, "don't change a thing" first one-of's. Forgive the comparison, perhaps, but in that regard it the E-Type Jag of the sand runners. It really is a clean, timeless, classic.