Hybrid hypercar Delage D12 will be the first model of the brand over the last 66 years

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Hybrid hypercar Delage D12 will be the first model of the brand over the last 66 years

A group of fans plans to revive the French brand from the company Delage, which produced public and racing cars c 1905 to 1953. Presents a model of the Delage Automobiles will be a hybrid hypercar with the dynamics of Formula One.

This model will become the name of D12, will inherit the traits of classic cars Delage and present technological change in the industry that have occurred over the last 66 years. Hypercar will provide a hybrid power plant, consisting of a V12 with a capacity of 900 horsepower and 330-horsepower electric motor. Together they will make 1 230 forces.

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The assurances of the creators, Delage D12 is very close to the Formula One cars, and it will be a kind of homage to the winner of the World Grand Prix 1927 Delage 15 S8. The development of the hypercar took three years, and in its final revision participated the racing driver Jacques Joseph Charles Villeneuve.

Mark Delage company was founded in 1905 by French industry pioneer Louis Del?ge. Direct appointment of brand building and Executive racing cars, aircraft engines, also had great success at various Grand Prix. In the 1920s Delage even compete with Hispano-Suiza. In 1935, the brand was purchased by Delahaye. In 1953, due to the difficult economic situation in post-war France, the company ceased to exist.

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