The 49-year-old behind Singer Vehicle Design is a funny, self-effacing Englishman named Rob Dickinson. He is a genuinely nice guy who lives in Los Angeles. He named his company Singer partly because he once fronted a shoegaze band called Catherine Wheel. And he bears the same quiet impishness you see in a lot of L.A. Brits. You wonder if it’s a cultural thing, or if all of them aren’t just mildly thrilled to be far from their ancestral home, where it has been cloudier, far more polite, and generally unlike California for thousands of years.
Even if you like Porsches, the business model sounds unhinged.
Before we go any further, you should know something. I’m going to sound like I’m in his pocket, but . . . the dude gets it.
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