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Lot 130

2012   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2012

1932 Bugatti Type 55 Cabriolet

Coachwork by Billeter & Cartier

Estimate

$5,000,000 - $6,500,000

Chassis

55206

Engine

6

Car Highlights

Documented by David Sewell and Julius Kruta
Recent and Exacting Restoration
Exceptional Provenance
Striking, One-Off Supercharged Bugatti
1933 Rallye des Alpes Competitor
A Matching-Numbers, Original-Bodied Example
Ideal International Driving and Concours Event Entrant
Perhaps the Greatest Type 55 in Existence

Technical Specs

2,262 CC DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine
Single Zenith 48K Updraft Triple-Diffuser Carburetor
Roots-Type Supercharger 135 BHP at 5,500 RPM
4-Speed Non-Synchromesh Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes
Live Front Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs
Live Rear Axle with Inverted Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs
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