Gary Ragle is a principal designer at Hydra Design Labs and brings over 20 years of experience as a professional car designer. Gary’s experience in senior designer roles at Mitsubishi and Ford took him from California to Japan to Detroit and more – all of which influencing his unique design aesthetic. Fueled by a passion for American hot rods that has been a driving force behind his career path, Gary is now one of the world’s most in-demand designers of hot rods and custom cars. While his professional career has demonstrated Gary’s immense talent as a designer of modern vehicles, his love of classic cars has been highly influential in his work. The beauty and raw power of classic American hot rods is in the DNA of the many show cars and production vehicles Gary has designed. With an innate ability to distill design down to its essence while always producing something new, Gary greatly strengthens the Hydra Design team with fresh creative ideas and timeless perspective.