Classic cars, will surely know the Hispano-Suiza, a masterpiece of the most sought after and coveted. Not just cars, but a work of automotive art.

Hispano-Suiza H-6C-1932, a convertible two-seater that looks ordinary. But in the hands of Andre Dubonnet, this car becomes even more special.

Assisted by a specialist coachbuilder Jacques Saoutchik and engineer Antoine-Marie Chedru, Hispano-Suiza H-6C has independent suspension at all four wheels and an inspired body of the aircraft that carries features gullwing model window and rear-hinged doors which are known as suicide doors.

Cars with the name of Xenia, make its maiden appearance in 1937. His ability can not be underestimated even today. Beneath the lid there is a row of six-cylinder engine with a capacity of 8.0 liter which can generate up to 144 bhp.

After disappearing during World War II, Xenia is back in Paris in 1946. Purchased and slightly improved by Alain Balleret. After the Balleret death, H-6C again changed hands to a collector in Seattle, Charles Morse.

After undergoing a total restoration by its new owner, the Hispano-Suiza back to the event's most prestigious exhibition in Peeble Beach Concours d'Elegance in 2000.

Dubonnet Xenia is a beautiful and revolutionary exhibited permanently in the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard, Calif.


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