1931 Bugatti Type 55 Roadster

Formerly the Property of Dr. Peter Williamson | Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance® French Cup Winner
Estimate: $4,000,000 - $5,000,000
SOLD $4,070,000
Chassis: 55201
Engine: 1
*Please note that this vehicle is titled 1932.

The First Type 55; Delivered with Unique Jean Bugatti Roadster Coachwork
Well-Documented Provenance Beginning with Duc de la Trémoille
Winner of the 1947 Rallye des Alpes with Gaston Descollas
A Fixture for 45 Years in the Dr. Peter and Susan Williamson Bugatti Collection
Award-Winning Restoration by Marque Specialist Sargent Metalworks
Documented by Bugatti Historians Pierre-Yves Laugier and David Sewell

2,262 CC DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine
Single Zenith 48K Carburetor
Roots-Type Supercharger
130 BHP at 5,000 RPM
4-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes
Front Solid-Axle Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs
Rear Live Axle with Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs

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