Lot 164

2022   |   Pebble Beach Auctions

1937 Bugatti Type 57C Ventoux

From The Mark J. Smith Collection

SOLD $940,000

Estimate

$1,000,000 - $1,500,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

57517

Engine

7C

Car Highlights

Exceptionally Original and Unique Example of the Ventoux

Desirable Second-Series Chassis with Supercharged Engine and Factory Upgrades

Provenance Dates Back to First Owner Prince Wilhelm of Sweden

One-Off Example Fitted with Highly Attractive, Atalante-Style Front Fenders

Retains Matching-Numbers Engine and Original Coachwork per Bugatti Club Records

First in Class (Prewar Preservation) at the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®

Technical Specs

3,257 CC DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine

Single Stromberg UUR-2 Carburetor

Roots-Type Supercharger

160 BHP at 5,000 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Bugatti-Lockheed Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Front Solid-Axle Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Rear Live-Axle Suspension with Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Saleroom Addendum

Please note that this vehicle is registered 1936.

Register to Bid

David Brynan