DELAHAYE 135 MS 1947

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Engine 6 online cylinders of 3557 cc
Powers: 135 cv
Power supply: 3 carburetors Solex
Transmission: propulsion limps at speeds electromagnetic Cotal to 4 reports with manual reverser, forward/back.
Empty weight: 1 020 kg
Assembly plant of the frame in Paris
Total production: from 1935 to 1952 - 2 592 cars
Body: convertible 2 doors, 4 places, realized by Henri CHAPRON.


Displayed at the Paris Salon in 1935, the Delahaye 135 is going to shine as much in the competitions of elegances as on circuits. The 135 will stay forever the symbol of the Delahaye production thanks to the luxury, to the comfort and to its incomparable refinement.
After the war, all the French coachbuilders will be engaged in a debauchery of creations, of which we can say today that there was for all the tastes:
Chapron and Antem among the most sober and among the being delirious Saoutchik and Figoni who competed curves and in chromium there.

DELAHAYE 135 MS de la Collection

Car bought new by the Famous Soprano VASSILKA PETROVA ( 1913-1979 ) of Bulgarian origin, photographed in 1952 below on the occasion of the representation of the opera " Cavalleria Rusticana " in the role " Santuzza " in Florence's opera, role resumed in 1953 by Maria CALLAS in the Scala of Milan.

This car was found in 1985 in a garage in Monaco and bought by Prince Rainier III

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