1938: Hispano-Suiza H6B “Xenia”
The 1938 Hispano-Suiza Dubonnet Xenia is perhaps the pinnacle of the era of the Arty Deco car. It was designed by André Dubonnet, heir to the aperitif fortune. The exterior coachwork was hand-built by by Jacques Saoutchik. Hispano-Suiza was a Spanish brand, although the majority of its vehicles were crafted in France.
Images: Mullin Automotive Museum / Peter Harholdt