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Plaque Number

Member Only / 66

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VIN

Gold Member Only

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Chassis

Member Only

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Model Year

1939

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Plate

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Color

Black

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Interior

Black Leather

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Original Market Specification

EU

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Transmission

Manual

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Drive

RHD

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Last known km/miles

--

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MSRP

--

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Status

Restored

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Datasource

--

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Information

D8-120 S Saoutchik Cabriolet.
Supposed to be displayed at the 1939 Paris Motorshow (canceled), it was hidden in the Saoutchik atelier during WWII. After the war, it was delivered to the Élysée palace where it was sometimes used by the Général De Gaulle who asked to modify the height of more than 20cm. During its life it also received a red paint and white interior.
Using pantograph linkages, the parallel opening doorsystem was developed by Saoutchik and fitted to only a handful of cars.

Location History

Country FlagCarmel-by-the-Sea, California, United States -- -- Info2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Won third in class and also the award for most elegant convertible.

Country FlagSchwetzingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany -- -- InfoEuropean concours d'Elegance 2001

Country FlagParis, Île-de-France, France -- -- InfoDisplayed at the Musée Automobile Paris-La Défense (1992 - 2000)

Country FlagParis, Île-de-France, France -- -- InfoUsed by the Élysée Palace & sometimes by De Gaulle

Country FlagNeuilly-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, France -- -- InfoWalled during WWII in the Saoutchik atelier

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Credit: Wouter Melissen

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Credit: Wouter Melissen

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Credit: Wouter Melissen

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Credit: Wouter Melissen

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Credit: Wouter Melissen

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