Not exactly a “Barn Find” but nonetheless a very significant automobile that has been in hiding for the past 35 years serial number 49700 with body by Chapron provides the enthusiast a real opportunity to restore a very significant car.
The Delahaye is one of the most desirable French cars of its time featuring a 3,557 cc 6 cylinder engine which, with the single solex produces 95 horsepower.
The 135 M (Modifie), is an upgraded version of the 135 first released in 1935. Combining luxurious appointments and race-winning engineering, the Delahaye 135 is one of the most desirable French cars from its time.
Coachbuilders such as Figoni at Falaschi, Chapron, Franay, Letourner & Marchand, and Guillore all had their turn at building an image for the Delahaye name. Many of these cars were built specifically for Concours events which demanded elegance and uniqueness.