Delahaye 135MS Teardrop Coupe Figoni & Falashi 1938
This Delahaye 135 MS Coupe was exhibited at the 1938 Paris Motor Show on Figoni & Falaschi stand. It comes with recing specification 135 MS 3.557 cc six cylinder engine with overhead valves. It produces 160 hp. The transmission comprises a Cotal electro-mechanical pre-selector four speed gearbox. There are independant front suspension with transcerse leaf spring and live rear axle with quarter elliptic springs as well as four mechanically actuated Bendix drum brakes. The wheelbase is 2,9 m (114 in.). This body style correspond to the famous teardrop ("Goutte d'Eau) design by Figoni & Falaschi that was adapted to several Delahaye and Talbot. This car with chassis n° 60112 was auctioned by RM at Villa d'Este in 2011 where it attracted a high bid of 830.000 Euros and was sold for $ 1.540.000 at RM Auctions in January 2013 in Arizona.
Wallpapers of the Delahaye 135MS Teardrop Coupe Figoni & Falashi 1938 ( Click on image to enlarge)