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  Delahaye 135 S Desplates Roadster
 

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Country of origin:France
Produced from:1935 - 1936
Numbers built:14 - 16
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 31, 2009
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Engine
Configuration 103J Straight 6
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 3,557 cc / 217.1 cu in
Bore / Stroke 84.0 mm (3.3 in) / 107.0 mm (4.2 in)
Compression 8.4:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 3 Solex 44 HD Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 152 bhp / 113 KW @ 4,300 rpm
BHP/Liter 43 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium
Chassis steel ladder frame
Front suspension transverse semi-elliptic leaf spring, top links, transverse Rafex friction dampers
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, transverse Rafex friction damper
Steering worm-and-nut
Brakes cable operated drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Clutch Dry, single plate
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,700 mm (106.3 in) / 1,378 mm (54.3 in) / 1,376 mm (54.2 in)

Performance figures
Top Speed 185 km/h (115 mph)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Delahaye - Styling and Design, by Richard Adatto and Diane Meredith
  • Delahaye, Le Grand Livre, by J. Dorizon, F. Peigney and J.-P. Dauliac
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