Lot 10

2020   |   Passion of a Lifetime

1928 Bugatti Type 35C Grand Prix

SOLD £3,935,000

Estimate

£3,000,000

Chassis

4871

Engine

139

Car Highlights

Beautifully Preserved and Exceptionally Original Grand Prix Bugatti

Supercharged Type 35C Model; Works Entry in the 1928 Targa Florio

Raced in Major European Grands Prix, Sports Car Events, and Hill Climbs

Superb Provenance with Just Three Owners Since 1958

Sympathetic Mechanical Restoration Performed by Ivan Dutton Ltd.

Technical Specs

1,991 CC SOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine

Roots-Type Supercharger

Single Zenith Carburetor

125 BHP at 5,500 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Cable-Operated Mechanical Drum Brakes

Front Solid Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Shock Absorbers

Rear Live Axle with Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs and Shock Absorbers

Saleroom Addendum

✱ Please note that this lot is UK registered and has a DVLA-issued V5C.

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