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Peerless was an American automobile by the Peerless Motor Company of Ohio. The company was known for high-quality, precision luxury

Established in Cleveland in 1900, Motors began producing De ‘machines’ under license the French Company. At the time, was the thriving center of automotive in the United States. Peerless Barney Oldfield as a driver of its Dragon racecar; in early races Peerless proved the of the product and setting world records.

As the Peerless evolved, it along makes Packard and Pierce-Arrow, known as the ‘Three-P’s’ of premium in the United States.

Peerless’ was in its quality. In the 1920s, the company was conservatively styled vehicles would last for ten or more Current Peerless owners onto their cars, ran very well; new buyers of cars were attracted to Packard and the Studebaker President

The Great Depression made it for many to afford these vehicles. The small group of who could afford one slowly and the competition from other decreased the number of potential

This example shown represents a valiant attempt by Bohannon, the president of the company, to a technically advanced vehicle superb styling that revitalize sales. The body is of aluminum which was provided by The engine is a massive 464.6 V-16 engine capable of nearly 175 horsepower. Peerless was one of the few to ever use a 16-cylinder engine in one of automobiles, and joined the ranks of and Marmon.

Suzuki B-King Final Prototype
Suzuki B-King Final Prototype

The coachwork was the result of the famous Murphy. The main designer on the was the 22-year old Franklin Hershey. The was a four-door, five-passenger sedan atop a 145 inch wheelbase.

in other bodystyles, such as roadster, and convertible were created giving Bohannon a to chose.

Four chassis driven to Murphy’s Pasadena, facilities to be bodied. Two of the vehicle had frames, one had a V-12 engine, three were given the power-plant. The large roof of the allowed for its passengers easy in and out of the vehicle.

Unfortunately, production was halted the coupe versions could be The decision was made to switch to production. The Peerless Sedan be the final vehicle produced by the

By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2006

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