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A Timeless Classic Up For Auction: The 1938 Talbot-Lago T150 C Lago Spéciale Teardrop Coupe

This 1938 Talbot-Lago T150 C Lago Spéciale Teardrop Coupe embodies a remarkable mixture of history, design, and performance.

From Racing Roots to Sophistication:

Luigi Chinetti, famed Ferrari importer, once held the exclusive rights to Talbot-Lago chassis adorned with Figoni et Falaschi’s teardrop bodies. This particular car, chassis number 90034, was sold by Chinetti to replace a Bugatti Type 50 – a testament to its storied legacy.

A Design Inspired by Legends:

The elegant teardrop body, design number 9222 by Figoni et Falaschi, echoes the curves of another automotive icon, the Bugatti Type 57 Atlantic. Its sleek lines and aerodynamic form were not just beautiful, but also hinted at the car’s potential.

A Story of War, Survival, and Return:

Originally owned by Antoine Schumann, the car became a part of his family’s escape from France during WWII. Hidden away for safety, it eventually returned to Schumann after the war. He even raced the car to a class victory at the 1948 Belgian 24 Hours of Spa.

Preserved History, Unbroken Legacy:

Remarkably, this T150 retains its original bodywork in its original color, along with a meticulously restored interior. This unbroken ownership history adds another layer of intrigue to this exceptional car.

A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity:

After a thorough restoration in 2005, this Talbot-Lago T150 C Lago Spéciale is now being auctioned off in Canada. Estimated to fetch up to $8.5 million, it’s a chance to own a piece of automotive history, a true masterpiece of design and engineering, if you have the right bank account!

1938 TALBOT-LAGO T150 C LAGO SPÉCIALE TEARDROP COUPE DUB Magazine
1938 TALBOT-LAGO T150 C LAGO SPÉCIALE TEARDROP COUPE DUB Magazine
1938 TALBOT-LAGO T150 C LAGO SPÉCIALE TEARDROP COUPE DUB Magazine
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