Added 11 04 11

« Back to A to Z
0

LORRAINE DIETRICH 15 CV

Saloon, sports tourer, sports coach, various specials.

Mainstay of the firm, this one won Le Mans in 1925 and '26 in between a string of Bentley victories. Two chassis lengths, 114ins Le Mans and 131ins standard. Long chassis has a single carb and single plug per cylinder, Le Mans chassis used twin plugs per cylinder and twin Zenith carbs. Cantilever springs at rear, semi elliptics at front, spiral bevel final drive, and servo assisted brakes. Some attractive coachwork by Fernandez, but standard bodies fairly ordinary.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
3346cc (S6 OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1922 to 1931  
Number produced:
n/a