1947 Delahaye 135 M/Chapron

1947 Deluhaye 135 M/Chapron

This sexy French roadster has a history as mysterious, as the car is alluring.   With one of a kind coach-built cars, that is sometimes the case.  It features some of the most advanced racing technology of its day.  When built this Delahaye was one of the fastest cars on the road.   Its design is understated, elegant and gives a nod to the best of automotive art deco design.

We'll tell you what we know about the car, the marque, and its designer and coach builder Henri Chapron, in 18 pages of stunning four color photography and copy.