1935 Duesenberg Model SJ Convertible CoupeSOLD

1935 Duesenberg Model SJ Convertible Coupe

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To be OFFERED AT AUCTION at RM’s Amelia Island event, March 9, 2013. To view this car and others currently consigned to this auction, please visit the RM website at rmauctions.com/Amelia Island.

Chassis No.
2405

Estimate:
$3,500,000 - $5,000,000 US

320 bhp, 420 cu. in. DOHC inline eight-cylinder engine with centrifugal supercharger, three-speed manual transmission, beam type front and live rear axles with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and vacuum-assisted four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 142.5 in.


Arguably the most beautiful convertible coupe on the Duesenberg chassis
One of three produced, and the only supercharged example
Believed equipped with an original supercharger
Formerly the property of Raymond Lutgert and General William Lyon
Driven extensively, including the Texas and Wyoming Duesenberg Tours

As advanced as the Model J Duesenberg was upon its introduction in 1929, most of the technical advancements contained within were confined to the body and chassis. The design of the front end and fenders, as well as that of most coachbuilt bodies, still bowed toward late-1920s convention, albeit stylishly. As a result, by the mid-1930s, the Duesenberg still held mechanical prowess over virtually everything else on the road. From a design standpoint, however, it was looking rather dated..

Reference Number 211413

as of 3/21/2013

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Car 1935 Duesenberg Model SJ Convertible Coupe
VIN 2405 
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