1939 Delahaye 165 M Figoni & Falaschi Cabriolet

1939 Delahaye 165 M Figoni & Falaschi Cabriolet (chassis 60744)

 

This 1939 Delahaye Type 165 is one of just two Figoni & Falaschi carbriolets with this design. Created for the New York World's Fair in 1939, it is considered a masterpiece of streamlined styling and on of the world's best designed automobiles. It has a Type 165, 4.5 liter, V-12 engine with one carburetor: it is the sports version of the Delahaye 145 race car with a V-12 engine.

 

This Delahaye took first in it class: Class E-1 (Prewar Delahaye) at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2006

 

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  • svur 9y

    Guess: Delahaye - Figoni Falaschi body
  • Simon Davison 8y

    Such an amazing design, beautiful!
  • 89AKurt 8y

    This was part of the Curves of Steel exhibit at the Phoenix Art Museum. They didn't allow photography, damn them!
  • Gary Schmitt 7y

    Too bad no one drives it.
  • Thomas Becker 7y

    Incredibly beautiful design! I love it!
  • Anthony Desmet 6y

    That is the most beautifull car ever.
  • Kirby Franics 6y

    unlike modern cars, this car looks like if you were to eat it, it would taste good.
  • Steve Sexton 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Figoni & Falaschi, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • mambo1935 5y

    beautiful!
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Taken on August 20, 2006
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