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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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