Lot 8

2014   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2014

1927 Bugatti Type 37A Grand Prix

SOLD $660,000

Estimate

$600,000 - $800,000

Chassis

37317

Car Highlights

One of Ettore Bugatti’s Defnitive Competition Designs

Owned New by the Baron Philippe de Rothschild

Desirable Supercharged Grand Prix

Now Offered from 47 Years of Single Family Ownership

Beautifully Restored by Marque Expert Jim Stranberg of Colorado

Technical Specs

1,496 CC SOHC Inline 4-Cylinder Engine

Single Carburetor

Roots-Type Supercharger

90 BHP at 4,700 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Cable-Operated Drum Brakes

Live Front Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Live Rear Axle with Inverted Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs

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