Lot 132

2018   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2018

1938 Bugatti Type 57C Atalante

SOLD $2,805,000


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





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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