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Old 09-19-2001, 10:41 PM   #5
Thunda Downunda
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For sure, Hudson, and it was not my intent to be seen 'correcting' your figures - merely supplying some numbers. When most people think of Duesenbergs, it's the Model J they refer to.

Duesenberg-inspired motor cars can be traced back to the 1904 Mason, an unusually powerful horizontally-opposed twin cylinder.
The Mason brand was later purchased by Maytag, and renamed thus (1910?).
From 1913, Duesenberg Motor Co's (later Duesenberg Motors Corp.) quest for horsepower earned an increasingly impressive reputation, designing high-power marine and aviation engines (powering the 1st boat to do 60mph, the 1914 2x12-cylinder 2,400hp Disturber IV!) also building complete, dominant racing cars and their famous Land-Speed-Record breakers.
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