Mormon Meteor

1935 Duesenberg SSJ Special - Best of Show  - Bob Golfen photo

‘Mormon Meteor’ wins Best of Show at Arizona Concours

The third annual Arizona Concours d’Elegance selected a famous speed-record car, the 1935 Duesenberg SJ Special known as the “Mormon Meteor,” as best of show after a sparkling event held Sunday, Jan. 24, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix. Under Arizona’s famously clear blue sky, the bright yellow and artfully streamlined Mormon Meteor...

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Gary Cooper ’35 Duesenberg SSJ to special class

Of all the American brands from the Classic Era, none rivals that of Duesenberg, then or now. The third-annual Arizona Concours d’Elegance honors “Duesie” with its own featured class on Sunday, January 24, 2016, and a number of spectacular examples already have been entered. Among the lineup of Duesenbergs is an extremely rare short-wheelbase...

Automodello's 1:24 art piece of Ab Jenkins' Duesenberg Special, a.k.a. "Mormon Meteor."

Automodello Mormon Meteor model is a work of art

This Automodello 1:24 model of the supercharged Duesenberg Special (a.k.a. “Mormon Meteor”) was recently featured in Old Cars Weekly. The more we look at the model, the more we like it, so I thought I would post the review here for all to read about this great piece of die-cast art: The king of...