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1937 Delage D8 120 Aerosport Coupe

In the late 1930s, Letourneur et Marchand of Paris built a series of aerodynamic 'coaches profiles' that pushed the typically French pillarless style to its aesthetic limits. The Delage Company was unable to weather the economic storm of the early 1930s, and its demise in 1935 led to the amalgamation of Delahaye and Delage in 1936. The new company brought out the first D8-120 with two cylinders added to the Delahaye 135MS straight-6 engine, bringing the capacity to 4.3-liters. Most of the D8-120s were built on a longer chassis and were very stylish for the period and were owned by the rich and glamorous.

This is one of ten Aerosport coupes built by Letourneur & Marchand on the eight-cylinder Delage chassis. Though all were slightly different, they shared pillar-less styling and Vue Panoramic windows for greater visibility. Discovered in a barn in France during the early 1990s, this Delage received a meticulous restoration and is painted in its original colors.

Source - Peterson Museum

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1937 Delage D8 120 Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Delage D8 120

(Data based on Model Year 1937 sales)
1937 Delage D8-120 Letourneur et Marchand Coach JeL
Chassis#: 50789
Sold for USD$1,105,000
  2023 Broad Arrow : Monterey Jet Center
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1937 Delage D8-120 Chapron Cabriolet
Chassis#: 51624
Sold for USD$434,000
  2023 Broad Arrow : Monterey Jet Center
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1937 Delage D8-120 Deltasport Three-Position Cabriolet
Chassis#: 51629
Sold for USD$770,000
  2013 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach
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1937 Delage D8 120 Drop Head Coupe
Sold for USD$605,000
  2010 Gooding and Company - Scottsdale Auction
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1937 Delage D8 120
Sold for USD$825,000
  2009 Automobiles of Arizona
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1937 Delage D8 120 Drophead Coupe
Sold for USD$715,000
  2006 Monterey Sports & Classic Car Auction
 

Delage D8 120s That Failed To Sell At Auction

1937 Delage D8 120's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1937 Delage D8 120 Three Position Drophead Coupé507902023 Bonhams : Quail $700,000$800,000
1937 Delage D8 120 Three Position Drophead Coupé507902019 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais $650,000$750,000

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1937 Delage D8 120

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1937 Delage D8 120 Vehicle Profiles

1937 Delage D8 120 vehicle information
Three Position Drophead Coupé
Coachwork: Henri Chapron
Chassis #: 50790
1937 Delage D8 120 vehicle information
Roadster
Coachwork: deVillars
Chassis #: 51626
1937 Delage D8 120 vehicle information
Aerosport Coupe
Designer: Letourneur et Marchand
1937 Delage D8 120 vehicle information
Aero Coupe
Coachwork: Pourtout
Designer: Georges Paulin
Chassis #: 51620
1937 Delage D8 120 vehicle information
Aerosport Coupe
Designer: Letourneur et Marchand
1937 Delage D8 120 vehicle information
Drop Head Coupe
Coachwork: Henri Chapron
Chassis #: 51624
Engine #: 51624
1937 Delage D8 120 vehicle information
Deltasport Cabriolet
Coachwork: Henri Chapron
Chassis #: 51629
Engine #: 5454
1937 Delage D8 120 vehicle information
Aerosport Coupe
Designer: Letourneur et Marchand
Chassis #: 50789
Engine #: 812041
Vin #: DEL5078937