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1934 Bugatti Type 57

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This car was delivered in 1934 as a Type 57 Galbiar sedan. In 1937, the owner returned the car to the factory for 'Repairs' to save taxes. Only the frame and a few odd pieces were kept and a whole new car was created with hydr7aulic brakes, soft engine mounts, new differential and an entirely new 2-seat, disappearing top, Aravis body created by Paul Nee.

It is thought that this Belgian coach maker was chosen because Bugatti was indebted to the King of Belgium at this time.

This car is one of only fourteen 2-seat Type 57s built.

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1934 Bugatti Type 57 Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Bugatti Type 57

(Data based on Model Year 1934 sales)
1934 Bugatti Type 57 Galibier
Chassis#: 57224
Sold for USD$179,200
  2021 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours Auction
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1934 BUGATTI TYPE 57 CABRIOLET
Chassis#: 57127
Sold for USD$1,325,000
  2021 Bonhams : Amelia Island Auction
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1934 Bugatti Type 57 Cabriolet par Vanvooren
Chassis#: 57162
Sold for USD$548,171
  2020 Artcurial : Retromobile
 
1934 BUGATTI TYPE 57 COUPE VENTOUX
Sold for USD$446,661
  2011 Automobiles sur les Champs 2
 
1934 Bugatti Type 57 Stelvio Drophead Coupe
Chassis#: 57202
Sold for USD$419,500
  2009 Greenwich Concours d'Elegance, Collectors' Motorcars and Automobilia
 
1934 Bugatti Type 57 Ventoux
Chassis#: 57315
Sold for USD$256,481
  2009 Coys Auction - Monaco
 
1934 Bugatti Type 57 Ventoux Coach
Chassis#: 57319
Sold for USD$213,857
  2009 Bonhams - Automobiles d'Exception à Retromobile
 
1934 Bugatti Type 57 Sports Saloon
Chassis#: 57158
Sold for USD$393,343
  2009 Bonhams - Automobiles d'Exception à Retromobile
 
1934 Bugatti Type 57
Chassis#: 57169
Sold for USD$726,000
  2008 Gooding & Company
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1934 Bugatti Type 57 Double Cabriolet Stelvio
Chassis#: 57164
Sold for USD$326,000
  2008 Bonhams - The Greenwich Concours d'Elegance
 
1934 Bugatti Type 57 Galibier Sedan
Sold for USD$242,000
  2008 RM Auctions - Classic Car Auction of Michigan
 

Bugatti Type 57s That Failed To Sell At Auction

1934 Bugatti Type 57's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1934 Bugatti Type 57 coach Pre-Série Gangloff571062017 Artcurial : Retromobile $430,000$530,000

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1934 Bugatti Type 57 Profiles

1934 Bugatti Type 57 vehicle information
Drophead Coupe
Coachwork: James Young
Designer: Jean Bugatti
Chassis #: 57169
Engine #: 101
1934 Bugatti Type 57 vehicle information
Aravis Drophead Coupe
Coachwork: Paul Nee
1934 Bugatti Type 57 vehicle information
Aerolithe
Chassis #: 57104
1934 Bugatti Type 57 vehicle information
Rumble Seat Convertible
Coachwork: Franay
Chassis #: 57127
Engine #: 52
1934 Bugatti Type 57 vehicle information
Stelvio
Coachwork: Gangloff
1934 Bugatti Type 57 vehicle information
Galibier Pillarless Four-Door
Coachwork: Vanvooren
Chassis #: 57224
Engine #: 112
1934 Bugatti Type 57 vehicle information
Roadster
Coachwork: Hermann Graber