Duesenberg

Club Clips: September 5, 2019 Edition

Gilmore Museum/CCCA publication sets the bar high This past spring, The Industry Standard magazine’s 40-page edition carried three features: “Duesenberg, Celebrating an American Classic (especially curiosities)” by Jon Bill; “Women Who Motor” (curated by Cindy Olsen); and the lead article by Rich Ray on automobile design and the Fisher Body Craftsman’s...

A ‘Duesy’ of an exhibit at the Gilmore Car Museum

  It’s a Doozy–the slang phrase used for something extraordinary and unequalled—certainly describes the newest exhibit at the Gilmore Car Museum: “Duesenberg – Celebrating an American Classic.” Perhaps the largest, most prestigious public museum exhibition of Duesenberg Motor Cars held in decades will showcase up to 20 of these rare cars...

Leno Rebuilds Duesenberg Model J LaGrande Coupe

Extinct Duesenberg coupe brought back from beyond   Just six coupes were originally built on the Duesenberg Model J chassis and until last December, just three were left in existence. Now the tally is back up to four. The number of coupes didn’t rise through the magic of a time machine...

2018 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance to honor Auburn

“The boattail is easily the most famous Auburn,” said Bill Warner, founder and Chairman of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. “Yet there’s much more to the Auburn legend than just the Speedster. We’ll have a significant collection of rare Auburn classics on our 2018 show field.” Auburn’s V-12 Speedster designed by...

ACD Museum invites public to new exhibit opening on Nov. 10

AUBURN – On Friday, November 10 at 4:00 p.m. the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum will be unveiling “Boattails! Supercars of the Golden Age” as a temporary exhibit. Free refreshments and champagne will be provided. Imagine the adventures in an automobile designed for the purpose of style and speed. Then picture driving down...

Milady’s Murphy convertible roadster

Firsatsaatleri archive – July 17, 2008 issue A Duesenberg personalized for a woman, owned exclusively by women Duesenbergs were the chariots of the famous and the rich and, in particular, the famously rich. Gary Cooper owned a Derham Tourster. Clark Gable drove a Central Body-built short wheelbase roadster. Howard...

Ralph Marano receives Olympus Award

HERSHEY, PA – The recipient of the Olympus Award for 2017 is Ralph Marano, a well-known collector from New Jersey. This achievement award is given by The Elegance to a collector who has shown a lifetime dedication to the spirit of sharing magnificent automobiles with automotive enthusiasts around the world. It’s...

Posh Pierce: Restoring a 1928 Pierce-Arrow Series 36 sedan

Firsatsaatleri archive – May 15, 2008 issue Story and photos by Angelo Van Bogart Restoring a 1928 Pierce-Arrow Series 36 sedan   Any Italian-American will tell you the atmosphere of Ferrara’s Imported Foods is that of an Italian food market. There’s a wonderful 1950s-style marquee in the requisite red,...

2017 Milwaukee Concours registration now online

The Milwaukee Concours online application process has been updated for submission of cars for this year’s event, which is the weekend of August 5 & 6, and will continue to be the first weekend in August going forward. The overall weekend includes a Show & Glow by the Lake car club...