An eye-catching beauty, the 1929 Stutz Model M Coupe by Lancefield earned best in class in the American Classic Closed 1928-1942 class Sunday at the Concours d'Elegance at in Plymouth.
The car is owned by the Mitchell Collection in Montgomery, TX.
Stutz, named for its founder, Harry Stutz, was a company with a strong background in engineering, according to literature accompanying the car on display on the grounds of St. John's. The car, along with the Duesenberg, maintained a strong racing presence, and the last Stutz was manufactured in 1934, the literature indicates.
The Model M was introduced in 1929, featuring an auxiliary trunk, rumble seat, dual side-mount tires and wire wheels, the literature reads. It is powered by a 352 CID single overhead camshift engine producint 185 HP.
This particular vehicle is one of just five Stutz M's built with its body from Lancefield of England, incidating a heavy European character, the literature reads. It is the only surviving car to have its supercharged engine intact.
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