Inspired by the design of the ’30s, the Devaux Coupe captures the essence of some of the world’s finest cars and those who know their automotive history can readily identify elements of the famous coupés of the late 1930s - like the Bugatti 57 SC Atlantic, the Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B Lungo or the Bentley 41/4 litre Streamline.

Every viewing angle gives you another perspective and stirs a new set of emotions. Sleek beautiful lines, an aggressive sporty stance, the elegance of a 1930s grand tourer - the Devaux has it all. From the front, the amazingly long rakish bonnet and two large ’wing-pontoons’ dominate. An oval shaped grill and four external headlamps finish the nose perfectly and add to the sophisticated classical appearance.

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The Devaux Coupe features an elegant cockpit including comfortable Muirhead Aviation leather seats and a large four-spoke wooden and alloy Moto-lita steering wheel that continue the distinctive 1930’s theme. The centrally positioned speedometer and tachometer dominate the period styled dashboard and are joined by a cluster of four auxiliary gauges.

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The Devaux sits on a long 2794mm (9’2") wheel base with a 1385mm (54 1/2") front and rear track. Overall length is 4800mm and overall width is 1612mm.

Specifications

  • Engine   DV1 Alloy V8 350 CID 5.7 litre
  • Max torque 470 Nm / 346 ft lbs @ 4400 rpm
  • Max power 361 bhp / 270 KW @ 5700 rpm
  • Transmission 4 speed automatic transmission
  • Wheels / Tyres 6" x 16" x 60 spoke wire wheels center lock, Dunlop 215 - 70R -16 "H"
  • Brakes 300mm disk all round
  • Front suspension Fully adjustable s/steel double wishbone with coil over dampers
  • Rear suspension Live axle with 4 bar links Panard rod with coil over dampers
  • Front & rear track 1385mm (54½ “)
  • Overall length 4800mm (15’ 9")
  • Overall width 1612mm (5’ 3½")
  • Overall height 1230mm (4’ 6½")
  • Wheel base 2794mm (9’ 2")
  • Chassis RHS steel jig welded
  • Body GRP construction hand laminated
  • Weight: 1125 kg
  • Interior Muirhead Aviation leather
  • Seating capacity 2
  • Rear axle Borg Warner with diff ratio 3.45:1
  • Fuel tank Custom built aluminium 85 liters capacity
  • Radiator Aluminium high flow incorporating transmission cooler
  • Steering Rack & Pinion
  • Glazing Laminated screen, safety glass & acrylic side and rear screens
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1 comments:

tango  (372) posted on 07.3.2007

Lovely car. However, I would have thought the gear selector would have been something a bit more from the period. I would have gone for a gated shifter or a column shifter. That side-button unit is simply out of place here. Yuck!

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