Delahaye Type 165: The Most Beautiful French Car Of The 1930s

Delahaye Type 165: The Most Beautiful French Car Of The 1930s

1939 Delahaye Type 165 is viewed by many as the most beautiful French car of the 1930s, only 5 of them were ever made with this one having been fatefully chosen by the French government to represent France at the 1939 New York World’s Fair.

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Delahaye Type 165: The Most Beautiful French Car Of The 1930s

Shortly after the car arrived at New York customs, Germany invaded Poland and set off World War II, thus the Delahaye became stranded in no-mans land where it sat for 8 long years before being acquired by a Beverly Hills car dealer for the staggering (at the time) sum of $12,000 USD.

Delahaye Type 165: The Most Beautiful French Car Of The 1930s

The most dramatic of all supercars, which was owned by English movie star Diana Dors.

Delahaye Type 165: The Most Beautiful French Car Of The 1930s
Delahaye Type 165: The Most Beautiful French Car Of The 1930s
Delahaye Type 165: The Most Beautiful French Car Of The 1930s
Delahaye Type 165: The Most Beautiful French Car Of The 1930s
Delahaye Type 165: The Most Beautiful French Car Of The 1930s
Delahaye Type 165: The Most Beautiful French Car Of The 1930s
Delahaye Type 165: The Most Beautiful French Car Of The 1930s
Delahaye Type 165: The Most Beautiful French Car Of The 1930s
Delahaye Type 165: The Most Beautiful French Car Of The 1930s

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