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1932 Bugatti Type 55 Jean Bugatti Roadster

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  1. Christian.Fr

    Christian.Fr Two Time F1 World Champ

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    1932 Bugatti Type 55
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    Works Entry at the 1932 Mille Miglia; Driven by Achille Varzi and Count Castelbarco

    Driven by Achille Varzi in the 1932 Mille Miglia

    SOLD $10,400,000

    Chassis:55213
    Engine: 10

    Car Highlights:

    Exacting Restoration Completed in 2013 by Marque Authority Laurent Rondoni

    Technical Specs:

    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
    Solid Front-Axle Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs
    Live Rear Axle with Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs
     
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  2. Christian.Fr

    Christian.Fr Two Time F1 World Champ

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  3. Smiles

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    A couple of thoughts:

    The Type 55 is absolutely gorgeous, largely thanks to its two tone paintwork.

    130 bhp in a pre-war car is a lot of power.

    The interior space of a 55 is very, very tight.

    I would love the weather protection!

    Matt
     
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  4. Christian.Fr

    Christian.Fr Two Time F1 World Champ

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    Ideal for sea coast, beautiful car with 2 ton paint.
     

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