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1926 Hispano Suiza H6B Cabriolet / 11528 Vehicle Information

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Sold for $1,352,500 at 2019 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island.
Emilio de la Cuadra, a Spanish army captain, started Hispano-Suiza in 1898. He hired Swiss engineer Marc Birkigt to design their first gasoline powered engines. By 1905, they were producing a series of large four- and six-cylinder engines for automobiles. During World War I, they provided engines for airplanes. Birkigt designed a series of pioneering aircraft engine innovations that included the first use of a cast engine block, propeller reduction gearing and a hollow propeller shaft to allow firing a gun through the propeller. When the War came a close, they returned to automobile and engine production and developed a strong reputation for building luxury automobiles.

Hispano-Suiza produced roughly 2,350 H6 cars that included the H6B and H6C models, from 1919 to 1933. The H6 featured an all-aluminum, overhead camshaft 403 cubic-inch straight 6-cylinder engine. It was essentially half of Birkigt's V12 aviation engine. The brakes were light-alloy drums at all four wheels with power assist, an industry first technology that was licensed to other manufacturers including Rolls-Royce.

This Hispano-Suiza H6B was given a Cabriolet Le Dandy coachwork at the Henri Chapron Works in 1931. Several Delage D8's received Le Dandy bodies, some with full flowing fenders and others with cycle fenders. This car is believed to have been owned by the Bey of Tunisia, first fitted with a body that is no longer known. Five years after its manufacutre, it returned to the Hispano-Suiza factory and was rebuilt to the most up-to-date specifications. It was then sent to Chapron where it received its current coachwork. Although unconfirmed, it is believed that the car was on the Hispano stand at the Paris Salon in 1932.

It was brought into the US in the 1950s by Alec Ulmann, who later sold it to a gentleman from Long Island, NY, Joe Weider, who drove it extensively for 30-40 years. After having a complete body-off restoration, it debuted at Pebble Beach in August 2004, where it was chosen Best in Class out of seven Hispano Suizas.

In 2005, it was exhibited after a complete restoration at the prestigious Pebble Beach, California Concours and was chosen Best in Class. It won Best in Class at the Hilton Head Concours in 2005. In 2005, at the Meadowbrook Concours, it was named 'Most Elegant Motor Car' out of 200 entries.

Sold for $1,352,500 at 2019 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island.
Emilio de la Cuadra, a Spanish army Captain, started La Caudra in 1898. He hired Swiss engineer Marc Birkigt. Ownership would change hands, bankruptcy would occur and in 1904 a group of industrialists led by Mr. D. Damián Mateu and Mr. Francisco Seix would restructure to found LA HISPANO-SUIZA.

By 1905, they were producing four and six-cylinder engines. During World War I, they provided airplane engines. Birkigt designed engine innovations that included a cast engine block, reduction gearing and a hollow propeller shaft. When the War ended, they resumed production and developed a reputation for building luxury automobiles.

Hispano-Suiza produced 2,350 H6 cars from 1919 to 1933. The H6 featured an aluminum, overhead camshaft 403 cubic inch straight six-cylinder engine. It was half of Birkigt's V12 aviation engine. The brakes were power-assisted four-wheel light-alloy drums, an industry-first technology that was licensed to other builders including Rolls-Royce.

This Hispano-Suiza H6B was given Cabriolet Le Dandy coachwork at the Henri Chapron Works in 1931. Several Delage D8's received Le Dandy bodies, some with full flowing fenders and others with cycle fenders.



2019 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $1,300,000-USD $1,600,000 
Sale Price :
USD $1,352,500

1926 Hispano Suiza H6B Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1926 sales)
1926 Hispano-Suiza H6B Convertible Phaeton
Chassis#: 11392
Sold for USD$365,816
  2020 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1926 Hispano-Suiza H6B Cabriolet Le Dandy by Chapron
Chassis#: 11528
Sold for USD$1,352,500
  2019 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island
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1926 Hispano-Suiza H6B Torpedo by Weymann
Chassis#: 11527
Sold for USD$180,000
  2013 RM Auctions - Monterey
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1926 Hispano-Suiza H6B Tourer
Sold for USD$363,000
  2013 Gooding and Company - The Scottsdale Auction
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Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1926 Hispano Suiza H6B's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1926 Hispano-Suiza H6B Coupé116082020 Bonhams : Goodwood Speedweek $350,000$400,000
1926 Hispano Suiza H6B Double-Phaëton par Million-Guiet116472019 Artcurial : Retroobile $450,000$550,000
1926 Hispano-Suiza H6B 2011 Mecum Auctions Monterey, CA The Daytime Auction$300,000  

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Hispano Suiza H6B Vehicle Profiles
Labourdette Skiff
Hispano Suiza H6B Labourdette Skiff

Model Year: 1922
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Labourdette Skiff
Hispano Suiza H6B Labourdette Skiff

Model Year: 1922
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Tourer
Hispano Suiza H6B Tourer

Model Year: 1922
Profile

Dual Cowl Phaeton
Hispano Suiza H6B Dual Cowl Phaeton

Coachbuilder: Brunn
Model Year: 1922
Profile
Splendid Landaulet
Hispano Suiza H6B Splendid Landaulet

Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron
Chassis Num: 10479
Model Year: 1922
Profile and Auction History
Labourdette Skiff
Hispano Suiza H6B Labourdette Skiff

Chassis Num: 12198
Engine Num: 301224
Model Year: 1922
Profile and Auction History

Torpedo
Hispano Suiza H6B Torpedo

Coachbuilder: Million-Guiet
Model Year: 1923
Profile
Cabriolet de Ville
Hispano Suiza H6B Cabriolet de Ville

Coachbuilder: Saoutchik
Model Year: 1923
Profile
Coupe deVille
Hispano Suiza H6B Coupe deVille

Coachbuilder: Saoutchik
Chassis Num: 10960
Model Year: 1924
Profile and Auction History

Coupe de Ville
Hispano Suiza H6B Coupe de Ville

Coachbuilder: Kellner
Chassis Num: 11038
Engine Num: 301065
Model Year: 1924
Profile and Auction History
Cabriolet
Hispano Suiza H6B Cabriolet

Coachbuilder: Kellner
Model Year: 1925
Profile
Landaulet
Hispano Suiza H6B Landaulet

Coachbuilder: Kellner
Model Year: 1925
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Torpedo
Hispano Suiza H6B Torpedo

Coachbuilder: Million-Guiet
Model Year: 1925
Profile
Convertible Sedan
Hispano Suiza H6B Convertible Sedan

Coachbuilder: Belvallette
Chassis Num: 11093
Engine Num: 301111
Model Year: 1925
Profile and Auction History
Convertible Victoria
Hispano Suiza H6B Convertible Victoria

Coachbuilder: Rollston & Company
Model Year: 1926
Profile

Torpedo
Hispano Suiza H6B Torpedo

Coachbuilder: Weymann
Chassis Num: 11527
Engine Num: 301529
Model Year: 1926
Profile and Auction History
Cabriolet
Hispano Suiza H6B Cabriolet

Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron
Chassis Num: 11528
Model Year: 1926
Profile and Auction History
Tourer
Hispano Suiza H6B Tourer

Coachbuilder: Hooper
Chassis Num: 301585
Model Year: 1926
Profile and Auction History

Coupe
Hispano Suiza H6B Coupe

Coachbuilder: d'Leteren Freres
Chassis Num: 11767
Model Year: 1927
Profile and Auction History
Boattail
Hispano Suiza H6B Boattail

Model Year: 1929
Profile
Cabriolet
Hispano Suiza H6B Cabriolet

Coachbuilder: Hibbard and Darrin
Model Year: 1929
Profile

Cabriolet de Ville
Hispano Suiza H6B Cabriolet de Ville

Coachbuilder: Hibbard and Darrin
Model Year: 1929
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