This car rivaled the finest Duesenbergs and Cadillacs of its day. Based on an Indy car, it was the car that hustled across country in a noteworthy, record-setting drive that inspired a few movies.
It was a status symbol for rich drivers until the Depression. A later revival of the car proved disastrous to its reputation, but the Sultan of Brunei got suckered into owning one.
Other, less real owners of the car included a character in television's Green Acres, and that slimy scion of Springfield, Montgomery Burns.
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