Lot 44

2013   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2014

1949 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport

Coachwork by Franay

Estimate

$1,500,000 - $2,200,000

Chassis

110123 Car No. 110123

Engine

123 Gearbox No. 123 Rear Axle No. 102

Car Highlights

One of Three Franay-Bodied Examples; One of Two Coupes

An Unmodified Example of the Franay Grand Sport

The Only Franay Coupe Originally Equipped with Sunroof

Retains Original DOHC 4.5-Liter Engine

Carefully Documented and Detailed History

Fresh Body-Off, Concours-Level Restoration

Race-Bred Chassis and Mechanicals

Technical Specs

4,482 CC DOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Triple Zenith Carburetors

194 BHP at 4,000 RPM

4-Speed Wilson Preselector Gearbox

4-Wheel Lockheed Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Independent Front Suspension with Transverse Leaf Spring

Live Rear Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

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