DB (France) 1938 - 1961



Charles Deutsch and Rene Bonnet started with a Citroën-engined racing car before the war.

After the war they made a few more racing cars with Citroën engines but quickly turned to Panhard-engined `Racer 500s', following those successful cars with a larger version, the `Monomille' 750cc, built in sufficient numbers to justify their own junior formula in France.

They also made some Panhard-engined sports-touring cars with glass-fibre bodies and engines from 850cc to 1300cc. After the end of their association in 1961 the two men made cars under two different names, CD and René Bonnet.

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