1939 Bugatti Type 57

C Faux Cabriolet 'Charmaine'

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1939
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Sunroof
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of London
October 28, 2009
ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalogue available for £70. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
Battersea Evolution
Chelsea Bridge Entrance, Battersea Park
London, United Kingdom SW11 4NJ
SALE DATES:
October 28, 2009
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM GMT
(viewing starts at 10:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
October 27, 2009
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM GMT
October 28, 2009
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM GMT
Chassis No.
57787
Estimate:
£275,000-£400,000
AUCTION DATE:
To be auctioned on
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
200 bhp, supercharged 3.3-litre dual overhead cam inline eight-cylinder engine, four-speed manual transmission, solid axle front suspension with twin transverse leaf springs, solid rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, Alliquant telescopic shock absorbers, Bugatti-Lockheed four-wheel hydraulic brakes. Wheelbase: 130"
The Type 57 Bugatti, built