Another original founder of The Amelia, Griffith is a race car owner turned designer. He owned a 289 Cobra, which was raced by Bobby Brown and later by "Ohio" Bob Johnson. Later he hired Mark Donohue as driver of the Griffith Motors Competition Cobra, and they won 13 of 15 races. He then went on to design the Griffith, utilizing the TVR as the base vehicle. In addition to his racing background, Griffith has owned numerous dealerships including Packard, Shelby, and Ford.