1938 Bugatti Type 57C Stelvio

Formerly the Property of Prince Louis Napoléon Bonaparte and David Tunick
Coachwork by Gangloff
Estimate: $1,300,000 - $1,600,000
SOLD $1,292,500
Chassis: 57677
Engine: 31C
*Please note that, in addition to the final bid price and Buyer’s premium, the Buyer of this lot will be responsible for paying an additional 2.5% of the final bid price to cover duties paid on the import of the vehicle into the US.

  • An Extremely Rare and Authentic Type 57C
  • Late-Production Chassis with Desirable Factory Options
  • Beautifully Proportioned Gangloff Coachwork
  • Genuine Example with Original Chassis, Engine and Body
  • Impressive Provenance
  • Documented by David Sewell
  • A Well-Known and Highly Regarded Bugatti

3,257 CC DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder EngineSingle Twin-Choke Stromberg UUR2 CarburetorRoots-Type Supercharger160 HP at 5,000 RPM4-Speed Cotal Gearbox4-Wheel Bugatti-Lockheed Hydraulic Drum BrakesLive-Axle Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Front Leaf SpringsReversed Quarter-Elliptical Rear Leaf Springs and Houdaile Shock Absorbers

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