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  Delage DH V12
 

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Country of origin:France
Produced in:1923
Numbers built:one-off
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:August 02, 2007
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Engine
Configuration 60º V12
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block, cast-iron head
Displacement 10,570 cc / 645 cu in
Bore / Stroke 90.0 mm (3.5 in) / 140.0 mm (5.5 in)
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 2 Zenith Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 280 bhp / 209 KW @ 3,200 rpm
BHP/Liter 26 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis body on steel ladder frame
Suspension (fr/r) live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,500 kilo / 3,307 lbs
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,800 mm (110.2 in) / 1,420 mm (55.9 in) / 1,380 mm (54.3 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.19 bhp / kg
Top Speed 240 km/h (149 mph)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Delage, La Belle Voiture Francaise, by Daniel Cabaret and Claude Rouxel
  • Delage - Styling and Design, by Richard Adatto and Diane Meredith
  • Road & Track (January, 1979)
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