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Duesenberg SJ Mormon Meteor specs

Car type Convertible
Curb weight 1986 kg (4378 lbs)
Wheelbase 3.62 m (143 in)
Introduced 1935
Origin country United States
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General performance

Top speed232 kph (144 mph)

Powertrain specs

Engine type Straight 8
Displacement 6.9 l (420 ci / 6876 cc)
Power 324 ps (320 bhp / 239 kw) @ 5000 rpm
Power / liter 47 ps (47 hp)
Power / weight 163 ps (161 bhp) / t
Transmission Warner Gear 3 speed Manual
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive
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Raith  4y ago


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Fastedee  5y ago

Do under 11 min at nurburgring i bet.

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Shaggy  10y ago

The Duesenberg SJ remained the fastest road car in the world until the 1950s, pretty sweet machine.

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Viking  12y ago

It's a real duesy! Sorry about the pun, but that was some slang used from the 1930s to 1970s. It came about because the Dusenburgs were so impressive in their time!

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Super8  12y ago

This car actually just a racing car that converted into road legal car. The engine has de tuned to 320 hp (racing version got 400 hp) This car had Centrifugal Supercharger (unlike walker coupe that has natural aspiration). It can run up to 140 mph (Racing version can run up to 160 mph). It achieved an average speed of over 135 mph and a one-hour average of over 152 mph at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah.