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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