Lot 143

2017   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2017

1939 Bugatti Type 57C Cabriolet

Coachwork by Letourneur et Marchand

SOLD $1,512,500

Estimate

$1,500,000 - $2,000,000

Chassis

57841

Engine

109C

Car Highlights

The Final Type 57 Chassis Number

Retains Its Original 57C Engine

History Chronicled by Prominent Bugatti Historians

Spectacular Coachwork by Letourneur et Marchand

Known History from New with Exceptional Provenance

Technical Specs

3,257 CC DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine

Roots-Type Supercharger

Single Weber 36 DCZ3 Carburetor

160 HP 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 Telescopic Shock Absorbers

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that this vehicle is titled 1938.

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