Lot 15

2020   |   Passion of a Lifetime

1937 Bugatti Type 57S Atalante

SOLD £7,855,000

Estimate

£7,000,000

Chassis

57502

Engine

26S

Car Highlights

The Most Desirable of All Road-Going Bugattis: The Fabulous Type 57S

Exotic Aluminum Atalante Coachwork Designed by Jean Bugatti

Delivered New to British Motoring Icon and Bugattist Earl Howe

Retains Original Chassis, Bodywork, Engine, and Period-Installed Supercharger

Outstanding, Historically Sensitive Restoration Performed by Ivan Dutton Ltd.

Technical Specs

3,257 CC DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine

Single Stromberg Carburetor

Marshall K200 Supercharger

Estimated 220 BHP at 5,500 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Cable-Operated Mechanical Drum Brakes

Front Solid Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs and De Ram Shock Absorbers

Rear Live Axle with Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs and De Ram Shock Absorbers

Saleroom Addendum

✱ Please note that this lot is UK registered and has a DVLA-issued V5C.

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