1938 Bugatti Type 57C Atalante

Formerly the Property of Al Garthwaite and John W. Straus | Pebble Beach® Award-Winning Restoration by Sargent Metal Works | Fitted with Rare Alloy Coachwork
Estimate: $2,800,000 - $3,300,000
SOLD $2,805,000
Chassis: 57766
Engine: C57

Spectacular Jean Bugatti-Designed Aluminum Atalante Coachwork
Desirable Late-Production Type 57C Chassis with Matching Numbers
Fascinating Postwar Competition Record
Restored to the Highest Standards by Bugatti Authority Scott Sargent
Accompanied by a Stunningly Presented Set of Limited-Production Officially Sanctioned Bugatti Road Tools, plus Original Owner’s Manual and Brochures
Known History from New with Exceptional Provenance

3,245 CC DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine
Single Twin-Choke Stromberg UUR2 Carburetor
Roots-Type Supercharger
160 BHP at 5,000 RPM
4-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Bugatti-Lockheed Hydraulic Drum Brakes
Front Live-Axle Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs
Rear Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs with Hydraulic Shock Absorbers


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