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Duesenberg Model A

1926 - 1937 Duesenberg Model A

1926 - 1937 Duesenberg Model A
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Duesenberg Model A
  • Duesenberg Model A
  • Year:
    1926- 1937
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    90@3600
  • Top Speed:
    82 mph
  • Price:
    8300
  • body style:

The first Model A Duesenberg, introduced at New York’s Hotel Commodore in November 1920, used a straight eight for power, but instead of an overhead cam, the old reliable ’walking beam’ configuration was applied. But when production actually began in 1922 this engine was superseded by the overhead cam eight. These Model A’s also carried a further innovation: hydraulic brakes on all four wheels. Despite these sophisticated features, the Model A found tough going in the luxury car market. With a base price of $6,500, it was priced $2,650 more than a Packard and $1,250 more than a Pierce-Arrow; despite the high price tag, the cars were never profitable.

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1926 - 1937 Duesenberg Model A

1926 - 1937 Duesenberg Model A

The first Model A Duesenberg, introduced at New York’s Hotel Commodore in November 1920, used a straight eight for power, but instead of an overhead cam, the old reliable ’walking beam’ configuration was applied. But when production actually began in 1922 this engine was superseded by the overhead cam eight. These Model A’s also carried a further innovation: hydraulic brakes on all four wheels. Despite these sophisticated features, the Model A found tough going in the luxury car market. With a base price of $6,500, it was priced $2,650 more than a Packard and $1,250 more than a Pierce-Arrow; despite the high price tag, the cars were never profitable.

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