Lot 33

2008   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2008

1927 Bugatti Type 38 Roadster

SOLD $198,000

Estimate

$80,000 - $120,000

Chassis

38385

Engine

4001

Car Highlights

Believed To Be Elizabeth Junek’s Reconnaissance Car For The 1928 Targa Florio

An Eight-Cylinder Bugatti With Interesting Provenance

Largely Complete And Appropriate For Restoration

346 Naturally Aspirated Type 38s Built From 1926 To 1927

Technical Specs

Approximately 70 BHP At 4,000 RPM

1,991 CC Inline Eight-Cylinder Engine

Single Overhead Camshaft

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

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

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