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First shown at the Paris Auto Salon in 1949, this is a unique and flamboyant Delahaye with coachwork of Saoutchik. It was built specifically for the Paris Auto Salon and with an eye for luxury rather than speed. The design of the body and interior was so complicated that it took over a year to complete. It has several interesting features like a removable roof above the driver and doors that open with a push button. The headliner cloth and interior panels are resonant of an Art Deco palace. As a final touch, the interior fittings are finished in 14-karat gold. The original price tag was $20,000 making it one of the most expensive vehicles of its day.

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1949 Delahaye Type 135M Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Delahaye Type 135M

(Data based on Model Year 1949 sales)
1949 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet by Chapron
Chassis#: 801355
Sold for USD$240,800
  2020 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island Auction
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1949 Delahaye 135 Coach by Chapron
Chassis#: 801432
Sold for USD$35,345
  2020 RM Sothebys : Paris
 
1949 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet
Chassis#: 801221
Sold for USD$475,000
  2019 Gooding & Company : Amelia Island
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1949 Delahaye 135 M cabriolet Guilloré
Chassis#: 801242
Sold for USD$96,984
  2016 Artcurial : LeMans Classic
 
1949 Delahaye 135 M Cabriolet 'Malmaison' by Pourtout
Chassis#: 801199
Sold for USD$495,000
  2016 RM Sothebys : Amelia Island
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1949 Delahaye 135 MS coupé Ghia Turin
Chassis#: 800514
Sold for USD$180,194
  2016 Rétromobile 2016 by Artcurial Motorcars
 
1949 Delahaye 135 M Cabriolet by Guilloré
Chassis#: 801221
Sold for USD$451,000
  2016 RM Sothebys : Arizona
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1949 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet
Chassis#: 800 755
Sold for USD$359,674
  2015 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1949 DELAHAYE 135M CABRIOLET
Chassis#: 800863
Sold for USD$399,155
  2014 LES GRANDES MARQUES DU MONDE AU GRAND PALAIS
 
1949 Delahaye 135M Replica Roadster by Crailville
Chassis#: 800820
Sold for USD$350,003
  2010 RM Auctions - Sporting Classics of Monaco
 

Delahaye Type 135Ms That Failed To Sell At Auction

1949 Delahaye Type 135M's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1949 Delahaye 135 M Estérel Roadster8013392023 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde à Paris $200,000$220,000
1949 Delahaye 135 M Cabriolet by Guilloré8008632019 RM Sothebys : Paris $250,000$325,000
1949 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet8014722018 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale, Az. $275,000$350,000

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1949 Delahaye Type 135M Profiles

1949 Delahaye Type 135M vehicle information
Cabriolet
Coachwork: Guillore
Chassis #: 801221
1949 Delahaye Type 135M vehicle information
Cabriolet
Coachwork: Saoutchik
Chassis #: 801424
1949 Delahaye Type 135M vehicle information
Coupe de Ville
Coachwork: Saoutchik
1949 Delahaye Type 135M vehicle information
Cabriolet Malmaison
Coachwork: Pourtout
Chassis #: 801199
Engine #: 801199
1949 Delahaye Type 135M vehicle information
Cabriolet
Coachwork: Henri Chapron
1949 Delahaye Type 135M vehicle information
Cabriolet Malmaison
Coachwork: Pourtout
1949 Delahaye Type 135M vehicle information
Cabriolet
Coachwork: Henri Chapron
Chassis #: 801355
Engine #: 801355