Bugatti 43 convetible

Bugatti 43 convetible

1 100 000 €*

About

Presented in 1927, the Bugatti Type 43 is a mythical model of the brand, with performances unparalleled at the time for a road model. It takes again the engine of 2.3 liters displacement to Type 35B of 1926. Its special chassis, curved, also comes from the Bugatti Grand Prix. This rare Bugatti 43 is a real sports car with a compressor previously only used for racing cars. It was produced only 160 times between 1927 and 1930. This vehicle is an evolution of the model that won the Targa Florio 1926. Seven cars will be assembled in 1926, reaching 80 cars in 1927, a little more than sixty in 1928, the last 15 leaving the Alsacian factory early 1929 .The last products will not be sold until 1930.

The model presented for sale is a two-seater sport convertible totally from the period. It has undergone a very beautiful restoration in the 1970s and is in perfect working order. Contact us for more information.

Engine

  • Number of cylinders:8 in-line cylinders with single overhead camshaft and three valves per cylinder with Roots compressor and Zenith carburetor
  • Displacement:2261 cm³
  • Maximum horsepower:120

Other technical elements

  • Transmission:Rear wheels / Single disc clutch / 4-speed manual transmission with reverse gear
  • Direction:Worm and nut steering gear
  • Suspension:A rigid shaft, 1/2 elliptical spring at the front and 1/4 reverse elliptical spring at the rear
  • Brakes:Drum brakes on the four wheels
  • Wheels and tyres:Aluminium alloy wheels
  • Body:2 seats convertible
  • Ref.:2602

Dimensions, production and performance

  • Manufacturer:BUGATTI
  • Length:422 cm
  • Wheelbase:297 cm
  • Front track:125 cm
  • Rear track:125 cm
  • Number of copies:160
  • Years of production:1927-1930
  • Maximum speed:180 km/h
  • 0 to 100 km/h:12.2 s
  • 1 000 meters standing start:35 s

Color and finishing

  • Interior finishing:Leather

Conservation status

Really good condition
Restored according to the rules forty years ago.

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