1928 Bugatti Type 40 Boattail / 40796 Chassis Information

1928 Bugatti Type 40 photograph

1928 Bugatti Type 40 photograph

1928 Bugatti Type 40 photograph

1928 Bugatti Type 40 photograph

1928 Bugatti Type 40 photograph

1928 Bugatti Type 40 photograph

1928 Bugatti Type 40 photograph

1928 Bugatti Type 40 photograph

1928 Bugatti Type 40 photograph

1928 Bugatti Type 40 photograph

1928 Bugatti Type 40 photograph

1928 Bugatti Type 40 photograph

1928 Bugatti Type 40 photograph

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Boattail
Chassis #: 40796
Registration #: MW 5884
Sold for $431,243 (£326,300) at 2018 Bonhams : Goodwood.
The Bugatti Type 40 was introduced in 1926 as a successor to the Bugatti Brescia. Around 790 Type 40s were built, complete with a 3-valve, 1499cc engine, before the Type 40A was introduced in 1930. Most were supplied with factory bodies either as modest closed tourers or small open roadsters, and the first of the 42 roadsters to be completed was owned by Jean Bugatti himself.

This Type 40, with a factory-built Grand Sport body, was produced in May 1929 for the Bugatti agent in London, Colonel Sorel. After various owners in England, the car was imported to the United States in 1962. It underwent various modifications over time, but in 1979, its then owner, Henry Adamson in Lake Forest, Illinois, restored the car to its original configuration. Its current owner restored it to its original condition.


2018 Bonhams : Goodwood

Sale Price :
$431,243 (£326,300.00)

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1928 sales)
1928 Bugatti Type 40 Grand Sport
Chassis#: 40796
Sold for $431,243
  2018 Bonhams : Goodwood
1928 Bugatti Type 40 image  1928 Bugatti Type 40 image  
1928 Bugatti Type 40 Grand Sport
Chassis#: 40717
Sold for $650,194
  2018 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1928 Bugatti Type 40 Roadster
Chassis#: 40532
Sold for $189,840
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Monaco
 

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Bugatti Type 401929 Boattail Roadster
Chassis Num: 40496
Engine Num: 403
Chassis information for the Bugatti Type 401929 Roadster
Chassis Num: 40748
Engine Num: 772
Chassis information for the Bugatti Type 401930 Drophead Coupe
Coachbuilder: Thomas of Czechoslovakia
Chassis Num: 40832


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