1931 Bugatti Type 49 Grand Sport

The 1931 Olympia Motor Show Car | Two Private Owners from New
Coachwork by A.P. Compton & Co. Ltd.
Estimate: $550,000 - $750,000
SOLD $962,500
Chassis: 49119
Engine: L12
*Please note this vehicle is titled 1930.

Arguably the Finest Ettore Bugatti-Designed Touring Car
Early Type 49 with Matching Numbers Engine and Sporting Original Coachwork
Displayed on the Bugatti Stand at the 1931 Olympia Motor Show
Exceptional Provenance, Just Two Registered Owners from New
Beautifully Preserved, Largely Original Leather Upholstery and Canvas Top

3,257 CC SOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine
Single Schebler Carburetor
85 BHP at 4,000 RPM
4-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes
Front Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs
Live Rear Axle with Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs


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