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Diana Dors’ stunning 1949 Delahaye Type 175 Roadster available at auction


At the height of her career, she was the British equivalent of Marilyn Monroe (see Yield To The Night for example) and she had a car to match that profile – a 1949 Delahaye Type 175 Roadster by French manufacturer Saoutchik – which is available to buy at auction.

It's a stunning, futuristic car, one of only 51 made and owned by Dors when she was just 17 and unable to drive. At the time, it sold for an eye-watering £5,000, but that's now looking a fairly decent investment.

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