Lot 31

2009   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2009

1938 Bugatti Type 57C Special Coupe

Coachwork by Bugatti

SOLD $1,375,000





Car Highlights

Remarkable One-Off Coachwork By Jean Bugatti

Cared For By The Factory Until Its Closing In 1959

Numerous Unique Factory Fitted Features

An Especially Authentic Example Throughout

Only Three Caretakers Since Leaving Molsheim

Technical Specs

3,257 CC DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine

Single Weber Downdraft Carburetor

Roots Type Supercharger

Approximately 160 BHP At 5,000 RPM

4-Speed Cotal Electro-Magnetic Gearbox

4-Wheel Hydraulic Lockheed Drum Brakes

Live Axles With Semi-Elliptical Front Leaf Springs And Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Rear Leaf Springs

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