Mar. 23rd 2012 – Auto of the day – HAND BUILT – AUTO #10

1927 Bugatti Type 38A Tourer

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Coachwork by J. Figoni

CHASSIS NO. 38444

ENGINE NO. 12 (ex. 38142)

*Please note that this vehicle was ordered in 1927, was completed in 1928, and is titled as 1927. Please note that this vehicle requires driveline and steering drag link cotter pins prior to use, which will be installed at the Consignor’s expense.

$500,000 – $650,000
  • One of Only 54 Type 38A Models Built
  • A Beautiful Example of Early Figoni Coachwork
  • Well-Documented Ownership History
  • An Unusually Correct and Authentic Example
  • Outstanding Presentation Throughout
  • Ready to Participate in the Most Glamorous Concours and Events
  • Documented by Bugatti Historian David Sewell
1,991 CC SOHC 24-Valve Inline 8-Cylinder Engine
Twin Solex 30 MDH Carburetors
60 HP at 5,000 RPM
4-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Cable-Operated Drum Brakes
Rigid Axle Suspension with Elliptical and Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs
 
SOLD Goodings Amelia for US$495,000
 
VAlue: $300,000 – 1.0 mil depending on coachwork.
 
Comment: Great looking car, would be good to drive, well worth the cash.
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