1931 Bugatti Type 51 Grand Prix

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  1. Christian.Fr

    Christian.Fr Two Time F1 World Champ

    Jun 9, 2005
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    1931 Bugatti Type 51 Grand Prix

    Chassis 51132 Engine 15

    Car Highlights:

    Original Bugatti Works Grand Prix Racing Car
    Extraordinary Period Grand Prix History and Provenance
    Formerly Owned by Noted Racing Driver Jean-Pierre Wimille
    Documented, Correct Re-Chassis in Period by the Bugatti Works
    Retains Original Bodywork, Gearbox, and Rear Axle

    Technical Specs:

    2,262 CC DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine
    Roots-Type Supercharger and Zenith Carburetor
    180 HP at 5,000 RPM
    4-Speed Manual Gearbox
    Cable-Operated 4-Wheel Drum Brakes
    Front Rigid-Axle Suspension with Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs
    Rear Rigid-Axle Suspension with Reversed Quarter-Elliptical Leaf Springs
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  2. Sellatease

    Sellatease Rookie

    Oct 18, 2019
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    Alpha Donald
    This is awesome. Bugatti is always luxury no matter how long it is.
  3. Simon^2

    Simon^2 F1 World Champ

    Oct 17, 2005
    At Sea Level
    My favorite prewar car.

    Ok, tied for favorite... Hispano Suiza H6C Tulip Wood Torpedo.
  4. SimonSays

    SimonSays Karting
    Silver Subscribed

    Sep 14, 2005
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    Interesting that the magneto appears to be gone

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