Lot 25

2013   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2013

1938 Bugatti Type 57C Atalante

SOLD $2,035,000


$1,400,000 - $1,800,000





Car Highlights

An Extremely Rare and Authentic Type 57C

Desirable Late-Production Chassis with Matching Numbers Throughout

Spectacular Jean Bugatti-Designed Atalante Coachwork

Known History from New with Exceptional Provenance

Fascinating Post-war Competition Record

Restored to the Highest Standards by Bugatti Authority Scott Sargent

2011 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Award Winner

An Important Example of the Supercharged Bugatti

Technical Specs

3,245 CC DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine

Single Twin-Choke Stromberg UUR2 Carburetor

Roots-Type Supercharger

160 BHP at 5,000 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Bugatti-Lockheed Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Live-Axle Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Front Leaf Springs, Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Rear Leaf Springs, and Houdaille Shock Absorbers

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