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Lot 030: Bugatti Type 55 Roadster

Pebble Beach Auction, Gooding & Company (16 August 2008)

The First Type 55 Built Peter Williamson's Favorite Bugatti For Road Use Coachwork In The Style Of Jean Bugatti One Of The Most Coveted Prewar Sports Cars Original Engine And Chassis Fast, Comfortable And Beautiful Road Version Of The Type 51Grand Prix Car One Of Only 38 Type 55s Produced Approximately 130 BHP At 5,000 RPM 2,262 CC Inline Eight-CylinderEngine Dual Overhead Camshafts Zenith Carburetor, Roots Supercharger 4-Speed Manual Gearbox Live-Axle Suspension With Semi-Elliptical Front Leaf Springs And Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Rear Leaf Springs

Lot Details
Auction Pebble Beach Auction
Gooding & Company, Equestrian Center, California
TypeCar
Lot Number030
Estimate$1400000-$2100000
Outcome SOLD
Hammer Price-
Hammer Price (inc premium)$1760000
Year1932
Condition rating0
Registration number
Mileage-
Chassis number55201
Engine number1
Engine capacity (cc)
Engine - cylinders
Number of doors