1929 CORD L29

FRONT WHEEL DRIVE…THE AMERICAN WAY

1929 CORD L29

FRONT WHEEL DRIVE…THE AMERICAN WAY

Production Years: 1929
Country: United States
Number Produced: 5,010

 

The Cord L29 and the Ruxton were the first two front wheel drive cars offered to the American public in 1929.

As a motorsports enthusiast, E.L Cord was impressed with the performance and durability of Harry Miller’s front-wheel drive race cars and purchased the passenger car rights in 1926. Development and testing by Cornelius VanRanst and Fred Duesenberg brought the L29 to market a few months ahead of Ruxton. Built in Auburn, IN  L29’s are known for their lovely low-slung styling as well as good handling.

The original cost in 1929 was $3,095-$3,295 with about 5000 sold. Of the 300 remaining L29’s only 8 Broughams are known to exist.

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