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Old 11-28-2002, 09:12 AM   #5
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Neat letter. Have any of you ever been to the Imperial Palace casino in Las Vegas?
They have a car museum there in the hotel, and it is just incredible. There is a room that is dedicated solely to the Duesenberg.
From Le Baron bodies to the twenty grand, there is an incredible collection there.
At least 15 of them in their shining glory.

The Duesenberg is unlike any car of its time as far as attention to detail both cosmetically and mechanically. And the sound of that straight 8! Oooh is it wonderful. It's right up there with the growl of a Ferrari V12, the pounding idle of a Porsche GT1, or the roar of a 426 Hemi.

Performance is what the Duesy is all about (for its time). But just think of this. You have close to 8,000 pounds of steel that can go from 0 to 60 in less than 8 seconds.
Lots of torque, especially if the motor is hooked up with the supercharger. By the way, the motor is a work of art. Nickel plate, brass, and a beautiful zinc chromate green finish.
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