Lot 32

2008   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2008

1939 Bugatti Type 57C Atalante Coupe

SOLD $880,000

Estimate

$900,000 - $1,200,000

Chassis

57624

Engine

448

Car Highlights

Beautiful Atalante Coupe Coachwork On Factory Supercharged Type 57 Chassis

Late Type 57 With Hydraulic Brakes And Rubber-Mounted Engine

An Extremely Original Example Driven, Enjoyed And Properly Maintained

One Of Only 95 Type 57Cs From 1937–1940

Technical Specs

160 BHP At 5,000 RPM

3,257 CC Supercharged Inline Eight-Cylinder Engine

Dual Overhead Camshafts

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

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

4-Wheel Lockheed Hydraulic Drum Brakes

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