The answer to 07/12/2011′s What Auto Is This?? Quiz is the fabulous 1929 Peerless model 8-125. Peerless started life as a maker of fine bicycles and clothes wringers.Known for uber luxury and the finest engineering Peerless was considered one of America’s premium makes.Known as one of the “Three P’s” they were mentioned in the same breath as Packard and Pierce Arrow. Peerless would try to go for the lower priced market in the late 1920′s with six cylinder models. Sadly due to slow sales and The Great Depression Peerless would close its doors in 1932. In a last ditch effort to gain investors they produced a handfull of V16 models that were the wrong cars at the wrong time..