The Marmon Model 34 was announced

Thursday 23rd December 1915

The Marmon Model 34 was announced. It had an aluminum straight-6 engine, and had an aluminum body and chassis to reduce overall weight to just 3295 lb (1495 kg). A Model 34 was driven coast to coast across the US as a publicity stunt, beating Erwin “Cannonball” Baker’s record to much fanfare.

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