Lot 138

2012   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2012

1927 Bugatti Type 38A Tourer

Coachwork by J. Figoni

SOLD $495,000


$500,000 - $650,000




12 (ex. 38142)

Car Highlights

One of Only 54 Type 38A Models Built

A Beautiful Example of Early Figoni Coachwork

Well-Documented Ownership History

An Unusually Correct and Authentic Example

Outstanding Presentation Throughout

Ready to Participate in the Most Glamorous Concours and Events

Documented by Bugatti Historian David Sewell

Technical Specs

1,991 CC SOHC 24-Valve Inline 8-Cylinder Engine

Twin Solex 30 MDH Carburetors

60 HP at 5,000 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Cable-Operated Drum Brakes

Rigid Axle Suspension with Elliptical and Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs

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