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  Duesenberg SJ 'Mormon Meteor' Special
 

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Country of origin:United States
Produced in:1935
Numbers built:one-off
Designed by:Herbert Newport
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:August 27, 2007
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Engine
Configuration Lycoming / Duesenberg SSJ Straight 8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 6,876 cc / 419.6 cu in
Bore / Stroke 95.3 mm (3.8 in) / 120.7 mm (4.8 in)
Compression 5.2:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 2 Stromberg Carburettors
Aspiration Centrifugal Supercharger
Power 400 bhp / 298 KW @ 5,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 58 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis steel ladder frame
Front suspension beam axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Steering Ross cam-and-lever
Brakes hydraulic drums, all-round
Gearbox Warner Gear 3 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 3,620 mm (142.5 in) / 1,422 mm (56 in) / 1,422 mm (56 in)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Duesenberg, the Pursuit of Perfection, by Fred Roe
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