ABOUT THE FOUNDER
Lyons Motor Car founder Kevin W. Lyons is a Graphic Designer, and graduate of The School of Visual Arts. Raised as a Artist he began artistic education at the age of 4, with subsequent studies of the great renaissance, and modern art masters from a early age. These studies covered not only fine art and design but the sciences of human physiology, medical, artistic anatomy and biomechanics in the discipline of the great Leonardo DaVinci.
Car design was a hobby while graphic design was a profession when Kevin held the Graphic Designer position at J,Crew. He lead the team for the recreation of the company logo and identity in the days before they had retail stores. This name shortening and design evolution from J,Crew Outfitter's to J,Crew under CEO and founder Arthur Cinader. Mr Lyons graphic design career hit a high point as Design Director to the infamous Editor in Chief Helen Gurly Brown at Hearst, Cosmopolitan Magazine for less than 2 years, before moving on to explore custom automotive design & fabrication as a full time hobby. Kevin's car building dreams crashed with a sudden stage 4 lymphoma cancer scare and sarcoidosis diagnosis in 1995 in a 6 year battle back to health via health and fitness and holistic education.
Kevin's true passion is art of the automobile, where the combination of design engineering and fabrication, artistic creativity and intricate execution all come together. After gaining back his health he set out to prove a point, reverse engineer and scratch build a Lamborghini to exact original equipment specifications without using any of the original Lamborghini parts. By making each part by hand as the factory did. From chassis and body, to wheels suspension and gauges he achieved a mentionable popularity and following there after. It resulted in a first place and best in show at the 2008 Carlisle Replica and Import Nationals car show in Harrisburg PA. Completed totally solo Kevin established this project as a boast of his design engineering and fabrication skill sets. This set the president for creating a car with his own name on it. see more.
"In Every Revolution There's One Man With A Vision"
–Kevin W, Lyons