Delage 15 S8 

  • 1926-1927
  • 170 HP 1.5L
  • 130 mph
Delage's 15 S8 was the most successful GP car in 1927.
In both configurations, the power rating remained unchanged at 170 bhp @ 8000 rpm with 9000 rpm being used occasionally during racing.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Delage 15 S8

Top speed

15 S8
130 mph
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Delage 15 S8

Number built

15 S8
4 cars
300 cars


15 S8
170 HP
987 HP

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Delage 15 S8
Even after its successful campaign, the 15 S8 continued to be competitive up to 1936 in voiturette classes!
Even with stiff competition from Bugatti and Talbot-Lago, Delage turned the competition off racing.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Delage
Type of car Production car
Year 1926-1927
Number built 4 cars


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears


Displacement 1,488 cc
Air compressor Supercharger
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 2.2 in / 2.99 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 130 mph

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.7 lb/hp
Maximum hp 170 HP @ 8,000 RPM
Max RPM 8,400 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,649 lb
Front track width 53 in
Wheelbase 98.2 in
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