Lot 35

2008   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2008

1931 Bugatti Type 35A/51 Grand Prix

SOLD $907,500

Estimate

$1,300,000 - $1,800,000

Chassis

4654

Engine

31 (ex-55228)

Car Highlights

Winner Of The 1949 Linden, New Jersey, Road Races

Driven In Competition By Bill Milliken

Restored By Bunny Phillips And Jim Stranberg

Known History Since 1949

Successfully Raced By Harry Gray For Dr. Samuel Scher

Technical Specs

180 BHP At 5,000 RPM

2,262 CC Inline Eight-Cylinder Engine

Dual Overhead Camshafts, Two Valves Per Cylinder

Zenith Carburetor, Roots Supercharger

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

Live-Axle Suspension With Semi-Elliptical Front Leaf Springs And Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Rear Leaf Springs

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