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1937 Bugatti Type 57/59 Special


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Interesting trades considered, up or down. 1937 Bugatti Type 57/59 Super Sport Special Roadster s/n 57608 (BC128) engine no. 453 Two-Tone Dark Blue and Silver with Dark Blue Leather Interior This car is a spectacular no expense spared Bugatti special built with exceptional attention to detail. Constructed on a modified Bugatti Type 59 chassis sourced from Ray Jones, and registered with the Bugatti Owner’s Club with chassis number BC128, the car is powered by an original Type 57 engine, number 453, which is now fitted with Roots type supercharger and dry sump lubrication system. The car was designed, manufactured, and engineered by experts who were intimately familiar with Bugattis of the period, including Dave Holls, who styled the car. Holls worked as an automobile designer at General Motors for nearly forty years, eventually serving as director of design. He also founded the Meadow Brook Concours d’Elegance and served as its permanent chief judge, as well as an Honorary Judge at Pebble Beach from 1967 until his death in 2000. Additionally, Holls co-authored the definitive book A Century of Automotive Style: 100 Years of American Car Design. At every stage during this car’s design


left-hand-drive 1937 bugatti type 57 59 special blue 1600cc blue-leather cloth leather rhd restored supercharge blue-interior dark-interior

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    For sale
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    Bugatti > Type 35
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1145 Park Avenue
Emeryville, 94608, California
United States

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