Thursday, September 12, 2019

Talbot-Lago


1937 Talbot-Lago T150-C SS
Talbot-Lago was a French automobile manufacturer based in Suresnes, Hauts de Seine, outside of Paris.

The Anglo-French STD (Sunbeam-Talbot-Darracq) combine collapsed in 1935. The French Talbot company was acquired and reorganized and afterwards the "Talbot-Lago" name was used internationally.
Centered on the 6-cylinder 2,996 cc or 3,996 cc, the Lago-Sp├ęciale and Lago-SS models had a great racing history. The most frequently specified body for the Lago-SS was built by Figoni et Falaschi and featured an aerodynamic form.

1947 Talbot-Lago T-26 Grand Sport
After the war, the company was known for successful high-performance racing cars and for luxurious passenger cars The company had difficulty finding customers, and its finances were stretched.

The company struggled before finally ceasing operations in 1959. Talbot-Lagos have become top-prized car at various auctions.