This treasure trove of Duesenberg history utilizes spectacular photographs from the archives of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum combined with authoritative, in-depth captions. Together they tell the extraordinary story of America's greatest motorcar.
Over 120 prime photographs, many previously unpublished, were hand-picked for high-quality reproduction in a horizontal format. The entire Duesenberg story is told from its race car beginnings to the fabulous Model J. This is a must-have book for both racing and classic car enthusiasts.
Brooklands Portfolio book about the American makes Auburn, Cord and Duesenberg. Describes the models: - Auburn, 120, 8-98, 8-100A, 652-Y, 851, 852, 866, 876 and Speedsters - Cord L-29, 810 and 812 - Duesenberg A, X, J and SJ.
The 102 articles, taken from contemporary British and American car magazines, provide much information about history, model changes and technology.
Also driving impressions, tests, comparison tests, technical specifications, etc.
436 strony, 28 x 21 x 2.5 cm, miękka oprawa
bogato ilustrowany ok. 550 czarno-białymi zdjęciami
From the very beginnings of the automobile industry, manufacturers had to prove the mettle of their products in order to stand out from the multitude of rival companies. One of the best means to accomplish this was by winning races and establishing high-speed endurance records. No one pursued this concept more aggressively than those merchants of speed, E. L. Cord and the Duesenberg brothers, Fred and Augie.
Ride along with some of the era's most talented and daring drivers as they put Auburns, Cords and Duesenbergs through their paces. The extensive archival collection of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum brings us spectacular photographs of these three marques as they gain laurels in the crucible of competition. Informative captions tell the story of the dauntless efforts of men and machines as they raise the bar of automotive engineering during the formative days of the American automobile.