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Lot 132

2018   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2018

1938 Bugatti Type 57C Atalante

SOLD $2,805,000

Estimate

$2,800,000 - $3,300,000

Chassis

57766

Engine

C57

Car Highlights

Spectacular Jean Bugatti-Designed Aluminum Atalante Coachwork
Desirable Late-Production Type 57C Chassis with Matching Numbers
Fascinating Postwar Competition Record
Restored to the Highest Standards by Bugatti Authority Scott Sargent
Accompanied by a Stunningly Presented Set of Limited-Production Officially Sanctioned Bugatti Road Tools, plus Original Owner’s Manual and Brochures
Known History from New with Exceptional Provenance

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
Front Live-Axle Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs
Rear Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs with Hydraulic Shock Absorbers
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