Lot 17

1925 Bugatti Type 35 Grand Prix

Register to Bid


$2,500,000 - $3,000,000




44 Registration No. YM 3412

Car Highlights

A Matching-Numbers, Original Bodied Type 35

An Early and Highly Correct Example of the Legendary Grand Prix Bugatti

Period Competition History Including Victory at Its First Race

Known Ownership from New

Unusually Original and Well Pedigreed

Serviced by Multiple Marque Experts

Documented by Bugat ti Historian David Sewell

One of the Finest Examples Extant

Technical Specs

1,991 CC SOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine

Twin Solex 35MH Carburetors

95 BHP at 5,000 RPM

4-Speed Non-Synchromesh Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes

Live-Axle Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Front, Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Rear-Leaf Springs and Friction-Plate Shock Absorbers

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that the magneto currently installed in this car appears to be a period-correct S.E.V. and not a Bosch FH8 as stated in the catalogue. Please also note that the engine rebuild described in the catalogue was performed by Ivan Dutton, not Malcolm Gentry.


No related vehicles available