For this answer we're going to once more dip into the Jalopnik Fantasy Garage and select the 1937 Duesenberg Model SJ, a car which encapsulates the aspirations of the industrial revolution in chrome. More than just lights and bumpers thrown on a car, the SJ is evocative of a train, a factory fence, a zeppelin, and a voluptuous but cruel woman. Look at it dead-on and there's no mistaking the Duesenberg for anything but a statement on the owner's wealth and taste. The wide fenders speak to the car's speed, the curvy grille beckons onlookers to appreciate the car's engineering prowess and the shiny bumper screams "get out of my way" to anyone entranced by it's visage. It sold for $2.8 million and it's worth every penny.
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