Duesenberg SJ Sells for Less Than a Million at Auction

1930 Duesenberg Model SJ Convertible Victoria by Rollston - modified to SJ specs in 1933. Photo by Darin Schabel, courtesy of RM Auctions.

Rare 1930 Duesenberg SJ Convertible Victoria Sells at Auction RM Auctions, headquartered at Classic Car Drive, Blenheim, Ontario, Canada [nice street name!] ran their event on 28th July recently, where a Duesenberg SJ changed hands. Classic car enthusiasts know that any Duesenberg Model J is the Holy Grail for collectors of American classics of all [...]

Cars of the Stars – The Cars of Harold Lloyd

19-20Cunningham tourer -Harold Lloyd lloyd snr, Lloyd and bus mgr Jack Murphy

Cars of the Stars – Harold Lloyd Based on the article ‘Harold Lloyd and His Cars’ by Bill Gleason, Car Classics Yearbook 1975 One of the most celebrated comic stars of the silent film era, Harold Lloyd exemplified the ordinary man finding himself in extraordinary situations. After faltering early attempts at inventing a screen character, [...]

Vintage Car and Antique Auto Engine Types Described

1909 Dorris tourer advertisment

Is that old crock powered by a (cough)-cylinder with thingummy valves running off a camshaft somewhere behind that maglectric doodad? Here’s some engine description terms of mechanical layouts peculiar to those early times. Become an expert on antique car engines – or at least become familiar with ‘Antique Car Engine Layouts – 101′. Never get [...]