Introduced in 1934, and produced until 1940, the Type 57 is the ultimate Bugatti road car. They were fitted with some of the most dazzling coachwork ever produced, and this car, #57710, is a fabulous example. This chassis of the car, fitted with engine #46C was ordered in April of 1938 and was delivered in August of 1938. The completed chassis was delivered to the coachbuilder Gangloff, where it was fitted with its stunning Aravis fixed coupe bodywork.
This is truly one of the world's finest automobiles, from the aggressive front fenders, to the long, tapered rear treatment, it has a flair for the dramatic. Skirted rear fenders add to the feeling of grace in motion. Even the steering wheel is a work of art. The spare wheel is kept inside the trunk, which opens from the top like a rumble seat. The car is powered by a DOHC supercharged eight-cylinder engine, which is essentially a detuned version of the motor used by the awesome Type 59 Grand Prix cars. Beautifully finished in black with green accents, and fitted with exquisite dark tan leather, the supercharged Bugatti is an important addition to any collection.