The Manta Ray was built by Glen Hire and Vernon Antoine of Whittier, California, sometime between 1951 and Inspiration came from Harley Earl's 1951 GM LeSabre concept car. Colorized photo published in Popular Science, March
Location inspiration - P's apartment - It has a loft feel to it. Its big, spacious and airy. But also a bit moody. Its clean, sterile, a bit dark. And maybe its accented with flowers or just one bit of color.