Lot 123

2013   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2013

1937 Bugatti Type 57SC Atalante

SOLD $8,745,000

Chassis

57523

Engine

23S Body No.10

Car Highlights

An Undisputed Masterpiece of Automotive Art
Radically Beautiful Jean Bugatti Design
Competition Derived Surbaissé Chassis with Factory Supercharger
Participated in the Inaugural International Bugatti Meeting
Extremely Authentic Example with Original Chassis, Engine, and Coachwork
Outstanding, Unbroken Provenance
Exceptional Restoration to the Highest Standards
Awarded First in Class and the French Cup at Pebble Beach
Faithfully Presented in Original Black Livery
A Prime Candidate for the World’s Best Concours and Tours
Documented by Bugatti Historian Julius Kruta

Technical Specs

3,257 CC DOHC Alloy Inline 8-Cylinder Engine
Single Twin-Choke Stromberg UUR2 Carburetor
Roots-Type Supercharger
200 BHP at 5,500 RPM
4-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Cable-Operated Drum Brakes
Live Axles with Semi-Elliptical Front Leaf Springs, Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Rear Leaf Springs and De Ram Shock Absorbers

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that this car is titled as a 1938.

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