1931 Bugatti Type 49 Grand Sport

Make Bugatti
Year 1931
Chassis Number 49119
Auctioneer Gooding Company
Event Scottsdale 2016
Auction Date 30/01/2016
Lot Number 143
Result sold
Sold For $962,500
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Chassis: 49119
Arguably the Finest Ettore Bugatti-Designed Touring Car
Early Type 49 with Matching Numbers Engine and Sporting Original Coachwork
Displayed on the Bugatti Stand at the 1931 Olympia Motor Show
Exceptional Provenance, Just Two Registered Owners from New
Beautifully Preserved, Largely Original Leather Upholstery and Canvas Top
3,257 CC SOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine
Single Schebler Carburetor
85 BHP at 4,000 RPM
4-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes
Front Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs
Live Rear Axle with Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs
1931 Bugatti Type 49 Grand Sport