Lot 136

2012   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2012

1936 Bugatti Type 57 Atalante

SOLD $1,485,000

Estimate

$1,500,000 - $2,000,000

Chassis

57401

Engine

54C

Car Highlights

One of Two Type 57 Atalantes Originally Delivered to the US

Very Desirable Original Coachwork with Roll-Top Roof and Art Deco Detailing

Documented History from New

Period Upgrade to Supercharged Type 57C Engine

Superb Original Factory Livery

Recent Improvements Such as Hydraulic Brakes and Discreet Overdrive

Technical Specs

3,257 CC DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine with Roots Supercharger

Stromberg Updraft Carburetor

180 BHP at 5,000 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox with Overdrive

4-Wheel Drum Brakes

Front Beam-Axle Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Rear Live Axle with Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that in addition to the final bid price and Buyer’s premium, the Buyer of this lot will be responsible for paying an additional 2.5% of the final bid rice to cover duties paid on the import of the vehicle into the US.

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