Lot 23

2022   |  

London Auction 2022

1932 Bugatti Type 55 Cabriolet

Coachwork by Gangloff

Register to Bid

SOLD £2,925,000


£3,750,000 - £4,750,000





Car Highlights

One of the Finest Examples of the Highly Sought-After Type 55

Exotic Grand-Prix Derived Chassis with Elegant Cabriolet Coachwork by Gangloff

Well-Documented Provenance with Just Three Private Owners Since 1955

Retains Its Matching-Numbers Mechanical Components and Original Gangloff Coachwork

Recent Show-Quality Restoration Performed by Classic Motor Cars Ltd. and Ivan Dutton Ltd.

Documented with a Report by Bugatti Historians Mark Morris and David Sewell

Technical Specs

2,262 CC DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine

Single Zenith 48K Carburetor

Roots-Type Supercharger

130 BHP at 5,000 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes

Front Solid-Axle Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Rear Live Axle with Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs

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