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Who owns the Duesenberg name?

Josh Malks
Auburn had built the Cord; Duesenberg was a separate company. Both had been controlled by E.L. Cord's holding company, the Cord Corporation. In the 1950s (I think) Winslow sold the Duesenberg assets, including the name, to Marshall Merkes of California.

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Also know, who owns the last Duesenberg?

The last Duesenberg, a one-of-a-kind 1966 car created by legendary Chrysler designer Virgil Exner in an attempt to revive the legendary luxury brand, is about to go on the market for just the second time in its 50-year-plus history.

Likewise, who made the Duesenberg car? In 1905, Fred Duesenberg designed a two-cylinder automobile, and the Mason Motor Car Co. of Des Moines, Iowa was formed to manufacture it. Later in 1916, the brothers joined J. R. Harbeck, managing director of Loew-Victor Manufacturing Company in Chicago.

Also question is, how much is a Duesenberg worth?

A 1935 Duesenberg SSJ sold at a Gooding & Company auction on Saturday for $22 million. That makes it the most expensive American car ever sold at auction, smashing the previous record of $13.75 million bid in 2016 for the CSX 2000, the first Shelby Cobra built by Carroll Shelby.

Why did Duesenberg go out of business?

Duesenberg ceased production in 1937 after Cord's financial empire collapsed. However, between 1937 and 1940 two automobiles put the final touch to this historic marque.

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