I'm not disagreeing with Harry, I'm pointing out that the people that actually own this car may love everything about it including all the aspects we may object to.
If you consider the customs that Barris and many other well known customizers are known for from the early 50's and 60's you will find quite a few unpleasant/awkward design elements along with a few that seem timeless in their beauty and execution.
It's really a case of "beauty is in the eye of the beholder".
and the "checkbook holder". He who pays the fiddler (designer, builder, whatever) calls the tune.