It is perhaps the most legendary Duesenberg ever built, more so even than the fabled “Twenty Grand” built for the 1932 Worlds Fair or either of the two SSJs built for Clark Gable and Gary Cooper.
It is the “Mormon Meteor” and it won “Best in Show” at the Pebble Beach Concours, the premier concours in America, on Sunday.
Technically, the car is the 1935 Duesenberg SJ Special. It was built by Duesenberg to capture the 24 Hour Land Speed Record, which it did – driven by Ab Jenkins. Jenkins, apart (...) > Full story
The Duesenberg brothers, Fred and Augie, first entered the automaking business with a car called Mason, which gained regional fame by winning a number of races and hillclimbs with Fred at the wheel. Full story