In 2010, when the Delahaye 801.736 coach entered the JWA Classic collection, it was in apparent good condition. But a restoration deserved to be considered only because we wanted to give it back its original color (white) and it was… Read More »1951 – Delahaye 135 MS Coach Figoni – The Restoration – 1
It’s true that the Delahaye 801.736 doesn’t look like the other Delahaye 135 and that on the other hand it looks a lot like the Delahaye 235. She certainly served as a first draft for the future “Elfe” and she… Read More »1951 – Delahaye 135 MS – Figoni – The different one
The official records have allowed us to identify the first three owners of the car. These indicate that the Delahaye was sold on 23/05/1953 to Anne-Marguerite BRUN, living in Auxerre. The registration number became 527 AE 89. Unfortunately, no information… Read More »1951-Delahaye 135 MS Coach by Figoni – The Story
Is chassis 801736 the last Delahaye 135MS chassis bodied by Figoni?We don’t know for sure but the hypothesis is far from being improbable as its line announces the future 235 whose grille it already adopts. Produced to only one copy,… Read More »The last Delahaye 135MS bodied by Figoni?
The last four “Soft Auctions”, after the Aston Martin (1931) and the Rochet-Schneider (1930), will concern four Delahayes. As explained on the website, the soft auctions are a mixed system of auction and private sale. The cars are visible in… Read More »The four Delahayes put up for sale by JWA Classic.
It was on march 2020. The car was shipped to our favorite electrician who had to keep it longer than expected and finally had to take the whole harness back.The advantage is that now the harness is new and reliable.Our… Read More »Back home – Delahaye 135MS Coach Figoni
La Delahaye 135 MS carrossée par Figoni en vue de la future 235 possède quelques innovations pour l’époque. Par exemple : des lève-vitres électriques animés par des vérins. Nous venir de terminer leur restauration.