Figoni's Teardrop was first seen in 1935, and by the time the car had hit the 1936 Paris and 1937 New York auto shows, the Teardrop had made its seminal mark. It was built in one of two different designs and on varied chassis sizes. The examples with the magnificent Coupe body in this gallery are built on the longer 2.95-meter Talbot-Lago T150C Speciale chassis.
The first example built, called 'Jeancart', was named after its first owner, featuring a notchback rear end with twin cat-eye windows. Only five 'notchback' Jeancart Teardrops were built, all with many variations in details.
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