Topic: Car Lover's Challenge
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Car Lover's Challenge

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Jul 7, 2021, 4:21 AM

It's not every day that a car adds a word or phrase to the English language, but these cars did. It simply means "the best" or "the most extraordinary", or "top shelf". Now, some may challenge that but I don't care. As was said in Liberty Valance, "When the legend becomes the fact, print the legend." And oh, they were expensive. Sometimes costing $20,000 at a time when a doctor pulled in less than $3,000 a year. Here are the guys who made them.

But can you really put a price on these sexy beasts?

What was the name of the car manufacturer, or the phrase, or both?

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As a big Cussler fan I know those are

Jul 7, 2021, 7:36 AM

Duesenbergs but I’m not sure what the second half of the question

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Froot Loops?

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Jul 7, 2021, 7:48 AM

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Those are Duesenbergs and I believe the phrase you're

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Jul 7, 2021, 8:04 AM

looking for is "That's a doozie!"

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Saw several at the Volo Auto Museum outside of Chicago

Jul 7, 2021, 10:00 AM

a few years back. The fit and finish of a Duesenberg is really unbelievable, beautiful vehicles. Dare I say they are still a finer automobile than even a modern Ferrari or Lambo.

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Jul 7, 2021, 1:50 PM

I'm not sure when the Duesenberg Froot Loop was produced, but it feels like a later model to me

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