1939 Bugatti Type 57

C Faux Cabriolet "Charmaine"

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1939
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • 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 Amelia Island
March 14, 2009
ADMISSION:
Admission to this sale requires the purchase of the offical auction catalog for $100. The catalog will admit two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
The Ritz-Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida
32034
SALE DATES:
March 14, 2009
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(viewing starts at 9:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
March 13, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
March 14, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
200bhp, supercharged 3.3-liter 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 from 1934 to 1939, was the most sophisticated and luxurious roadgoing model the celebrated French sports car company produced prior to World War II. Desi