Lot 44

2006   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2006

1927 Bugatti Type 35C Grand Prix

SOLD $2,585,000

Chassis

4889

Engine

152

Car Highlights

One Of The Most Significant And Original Grand Prix Bugattis In Existence

Believed By Bugatti Expert David Sewell To Be Emilio Materassi's 1927 San Sebastian Grand Prix Winner

Consistently Numbered As Constructed By Bugatti In 1927

Exhaustively Researched And Documented By The Leading Bugatti Expert, David Sewell, As Well As With An Extensive File Of Carefully Preserved Original Documents

Lovingly Maintained, Preserved, Restored And Adapted For Road Use And Documented For Over Four Decades By Hamilton Upshur

Although Not Fitted At The Moment, Weather Equipment Comprising Road Wings, Bracket Work And Lights Are Included With The Car

Technical Specs

125 BHP At 5,500 RPM

1,991 CC Inline Eight-Cylinder, Supercharged

Single Overhead Camshaft

Solex 46 MOVLS Carburetor

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

Live Axle Front Suspension With Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs And Friction Shock Absorbers

Live Axle Rear Suspension With Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs, Trailing Arms And Friction Shock Absorbers

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