The steering wheel (leather coverded) of the Delahaye is back. It has been installed and adjusted. The dashboard has received its leather covering. The fuel hoses had been changed. Soon, when the weather allows it, a video on the road.… Read More »Delahaye 135M Cabriolet Grand Luxe – Chapron – The steering wheel is back.
The re-varnishing operation was a success.As well for the dashboard as for the wooden parts of the doors. Unfortunately, we are still waiting for the steering wheel.We have to wait.
It is on April 6, 1947 that the Delahaye factories delivers to the coachbuilder Chapron the chassis 800.486.The choice for the bodywork will be a 2-seater convertible with disappearing top named “Vedette”.It will be presented at the Paris Salon in… Read More »The Vedette at the Salon de Paris
The Delahaye 135 MS Vedette entered the JWA Classic collection in late 2017.Its previous owner had owned it since 1962 but she had been stolen, repainted black and then recovered. It had not been driven for over 20 years.
The work is progressing more slowly than expected, but it is progressing nonetheless.The health crisis and the lockdown are not making things easier.Well, that being said, the metal sheets that will be placed on the door posts are finished. It’s… Read More »Delahaye 135 MS Vedette