Named “Rhapsody in Blue”. Originally owned by Paul Whiteman, known as the King of Jazz, who coordinated his band with George Gershwin in the hit song “Rhapsody in Blue."
Early production Model J Duesenberg with Coachwork by Murphy of Pasadena CA.
A one off design with a raked V- windshield and Convertible Berline styling.
Winner 1975 Cannonball Baker Sea to Shining Sea Memorial Trophy Dash. Set the world record time from New York City to Los Angeles of 35 hours, 53 minutes, 83 miles per hour.
Very original 38,000 miles
Rare Factory Air Cond
One-off Special by Carrozzeria Rocco Motto in Turin, Italy. Two seat, retractable hardtop, aluminum body designed by Harry Birdsall with Albrecht Goertz. Constructed on a lightened and lowered Cadillac 62 chassis. Completed after 30 months in 1955.
Reconstructed original BRE 240Z. Driven by John Morton to C Production National Championships in both 1970 and '71.
Rare Factory Automatic and Air Conditioning
One of just 34 Mustang Convertibles built with the 428 Cobra Jet Ram Air Engine. Only one built in Gulfstream Aqua paint with Deluxe Parchment interior.
Pininfarina design, build and marketing. European model never imported to the US in period.
Period Hillclimb and Vintage Race History
Driven regularly and enthusiastically
Very Rare, one of 8 built in 1989, and only 31 total built '87-89.
"Works original" hard top
427 Big Block, Recent Restoration
Original Family Owned, "Suicide" Doors
One of only 200 full convertibles by coachbuilder BAUR