Lot 135

2016   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2016

1932 Bugatti Type 55 Roadster

SOLD $10,400,000

Estimate

$10,000,000 - $14,000,000

Chassis

55213

Engine

10

Car Highlights

Arguably the Finest Type 55 Jean Bugatti Roadster

Works Entry at the 1932 Mille Miglia; Driven by Achille Varzi and Count Castelbarco

Genuine Example Retaining Original Coachwork and Matching-Numbers Components

Exacting Restoration Completed in 2013 by Marque Authority Laurent Rondoni

Documented by Bugatti Historians Pierre-Yves Laugier 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

Solid Front-Axle Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Live Rear Axle with Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs

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