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  Delage DF 'La Torpille'
 

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Country of origin:France
Produced in:1922
Numbers built:one-off
Designed by:Henry Toutee
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 22, 2007
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Engine
Configuration Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 5,109 cc / 311.8 cu in
Bore / Stroke 85.0 mm (3.3 in) / 150.0 mm (5.9 in)
Compression 6.0:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 3 Zenith Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 170 bhp / 127 KW @ 3,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 33 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on steel ladder frame
Front suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, Hartford friction dampers
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, twin Hartford friction dampers
Brakes cable operated drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,800 mm (110.2 in) / 1,420 mm (55.9 in) / 1,380 mm (54.3 in)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Delage, La Belle Voiture Francaise, by Daniel Cabaret and Claude Rouxel
  • Delage - Styling and Design, by Richard Adatto and Diane Meredith
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