Bugatti Type 55 Cabriolet

The 1932 Bugatti Type 55 Cabriolet, part of the Gooding & Company Pebble Beach Auction on August 18 & 19, 2012.

-Formerly the Property of Dr. Jacques Kocher
-1932 Bugatti Type 55 Cabriolet
-CHASSIS NO. 55206
-1933 Rallye des Alpes Competitor
-A Matching-Numbers, Original-Bodied Example
-A Striking, One-Off Supercharged Bugatti
-Exceptional Provenance
-Recent and Exacting Restoration
-Perhaps the Greatest Type 55 in Existence

2,262 CC DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine
Single Zenith 48K Updraft Triple-Diffuser Carburetor
Roots-Type Supercharger
135 BHP at 5,500 RPM
4-Speed Non-Synchromesh Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes
Live Front Axle with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs
Live Rear Axle with Inverted Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs

Source: Gooding & Company
Photo Credit: Mathieu Heurtault

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Bugatti Type 55 Cabriolet