Lot 36

2013   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2013

1937 Delage D8-120 Deltasport Three-Position Cabriolet

Coachwork by Henri Chapron

SOLD $770,000

Estimate

$750,000 - $900,000

Chassis

51629

Engine

5454

Car Highlights

One of The Great French Luxury Automobiles of the Pre-war Era

First Owned by the Husband of Actress Hedy Lamarr

One of a Few Surviving D8-120 Deltasports by Chapron

Near 100 MPH Capability

A Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Participant

Technical Specs

4,700 CC Inline OHV 8-Cylinder Engine

Single Dual-Choke Stromberg Carburetor

142 HP at 4,000 RPM

4-Speed Cotal Electromagnetic Transmission

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Front Transverse Leaf Spring and Wishbones

Rear Live Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

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