1939 Talbot Lago T23 Three-Position CabrioletSOLD

1939 Talbot-Lago T23 Three-Position Cabriolet

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To be OFFERED AT AUCTION WITHOUT RESERVE at RM’s Amelia Island event, March 9, 2013. To view this car and others currently consigned to this auction, please visit the RM website at rmauctions.com/Amelia Island.

Chassis No.
93463

Estimate:
$140,000 - $180,000 US

OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE

115 bhp, 4,082 cc inline six-cylinder engine with twin Solex carburetors, four-speed BV Wilson manual transmission, independent front suspension, semi-elliptic leaf springs and live rear axle, and four-wheel drum brakes. Wheelbase: 116 in.


Desirable four-liter example
One of about 12 known

By 1933, despite Talbot-Lago's racing successes at Le Mans, Indianapolis, and the French Grand Prix, the sales branch in Suresnes was in danger of bankruptcy. In fact, it seemed that Sunbeam-Talbot-Darracq was on its last legs when a young Italian engineer named Anthony Lago was appointed general manager in 1934. After having worked with Sunbeam and Wilson, Lago ultimately found his way to Sunbeam-Talbot-Darracq, which sent him to France in a last-ditch effort to save Automobiles Talbot..

Reference Number 205644

as of 3/21/2013

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Car 1939 Talbot Lago T23 Three-Position Cabriolet
VIN 93463 
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