Lot 25

2013   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2013

1938 Bugatti Type 57C Atalante

SOLD $2,035,000


$1,400,000 - $1,800,000





Car Highlights

An Extremely Rare and Authentic Type 57C
Desirable Late-Production Chassis with Matching Numbers Throughout
Spectacular Jean Bugatti-Designed Atalante Coachwork
Known History from New with Exceptional Provenance
Fascinating Post-war Competition Record
Restored to the Highest Standards by Bugatti Authority Scott Sargent
2011 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Award Winner
An Important Example of the Supercharged Bugatti

Technical Specs

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
Live-Axle Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Front Leaf Springs, Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Rear Leaf Springs, and Houdaille Shock Absorbers
Register to Bid

Formerly the Property of Nicholas Embiricos, Al Garthwaite, and John W. Straus