1948 Delahaye 135M. Very Rare Three Position Drophead Coupé. Coachwork by Pennock. Original Right Hand Drive and UK registered.
Some 13 years ago her previous owner undertook a total nut and bolt body off restoration at which time literally everything that could possibly be done was done.
It then formed part of his private collection for 10 years until acquired by us. We have now undertaken a full and extensive re-commissioning and service including all new tyres and now ready for extensive touring.
Her pontoon-style front wings and her 3.5 litre engine and 4 speed gearbox makes her a stunning, rakish, sporty, drivable car enabling her to comfortably keep up with modern day traffic. Finished in deep Maroon and Burgundy with fine Silver coach lining, biscuit leather interior, matching Mohair hood and contrasting maroon carpets. A rare collectable car, a great investment and sensibly priced. Part exchange considered.
The 135 series was introduced at Paris Salon in 1935 and it quickly became a sharp competitor on a racing circuits. Its driving performance are also today very impressive. The car took the first six places at the 1936 Grand Prix automobile de Marseille, a second at Le Mans in 1937, and first, second, .....
1925 Delahaye Type 97 for sale. Extensive restoration and rebuild undertaken on this car. She is absolutely stunning and beautifully finished. all the photos of the chassis and running gear restoration can be seen here https://goo.gl/photos/svG2QajYYTLPUnPD9
I am selling to fund my next project.
In the aftermath of World War II, Delahaye had survived battered but not broken. Until production of their landmark 135-series could resume, the company paid the bills by building commercial trucks and buses. Once the 135M was revised for the post-war climate, however, Delahaye was back in business .....
Emile Delahaye is one of the founding fathers of the Automobile Industry. Like his contemporaries Gottlieb Daimler, Ferdinand Porsche and Henry Ford, Delahaye built his first automobile before the turn of the twentieth century – in 1895. Emile Delahaye designed the early cars himself and he remained .....
To today’s enthusiasts, the name Delahaye conjures images of opulent, art-deco sports cars that grace the lawns of the world’s most prestigious concours d’elegance events. However, since its founding by Emile Delahaye in the late 1800s, the company built a diverse range of passenger cars, heavy .....
Welcome to our second auction of 2019.
The vehicle listed here will be offered for auction on Saturday March 23rd.
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Chassis # 801182
Engine # 801182
- Only four units made
- Fully restored
- Original mechanicals
This rare four-seater cabriolet is part of a series of four almost identical models, bodied by Letourneur et Marchand. As confirmed by Jean-Paul Tissot, it was ordered in March .....