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March 15, 2007

It’s a …

Filed under: Car Photo Of The Day,Cars — chuck goolsbee @ 10:21 pm


I recently saw that this car is in the list of “top ten highest prices cars” or somesuch. I photographed it at the Amelia Island Concours in 2004. An amazing machine… it is HUGE.

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  1. Even before reading your article links, tha tis *UNMISTADELY* the Mormon Meteor…and *man,* am I jealous you got to see it live! Someday!

    Comment by vrooomie — March 16, 2007 @ 11:27 am

  2. Um..make that UNMISTAKEDLY…;))) Also, Ab enkins Drove an Auburn Speedster to its 24 hour record of (I think) 104 MPH average. There is a plate affixed to the passenger side dash panel in all 1935-’36 Sppedsters attesting to the (alleged) fact that Jenkins drove each and every one of the 125 produced…I’m not so sure…;)

    Comment by vrooomie — March 16, 2007 @ 11:29 am

  3. Seeing was not as wonderful as HEARING it start and drive. What wonderful music that big straight eight and steamship exhaust make!

    I’ll add some other pictures to the post.


    Comment by cg — March 17, 2007 @ 8:50 am

  4. I heard it run probably 10 years or so ago at the Meadowbrook Concours d’Elegance. I was on the opposite side of the show at the time and it still made everyone including myself jump a couple inches. Still the loudest car I’ve heard this side of a dragway.

    Comment by Chris — March 20, 2007 @ 6:33 am

  5. Indeed it is Chris.

    Comment by cg — March 20, 2007 @ 1:39 pm

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