Delahaye 135 Special 

  • 1935
  • 160 HP 3.6L
  • 125 mph
 
During the event Eugene Chaboud and Jean Tremoul took first overall with their 135 Special.
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A month later was the prestigious French Grand Prix at Montlhèry where Delahayes finished second, third, fourth and fifth.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Delahaye 135 Special

0-60mph

135 Special
8.5 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

135 Special
125 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Delahaye 135 Special

Horsepower

135 Special
160 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Engine size

135 Special
3,557 cc
Veyron
7,993 cc

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Delahaye 135 Special

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For competition, Delahaye engineer Jean François cast a new block and cylinder head that offered significantly more power.
It's simple pushrod design ensured reliability while the modest capacity gave good fuel economy.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Delahaye
Type of car Production car
Year 1935

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 17.5 lb/hp
Maximum hp 160 HP @ 4,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,557 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.15 in / 4.21 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,800 lb
Width 66.9 in
Length 159.4 in
Front track width 55 in
Wheelbase 116 in

road tests

Top speed 125 mph
0-60mph 8.5 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.46:1
  2. 2: 2.22:1
  3. 3: 1.64:1
  4. 4: 1:1
Axle ratio 3.42:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 432/? 140
Rear wheels 432/? 140
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