1932 Bugatti Type 49

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1932 Bugatti Type 49 vehicle information

Roadster

Chassis Num: 49369
Engine Num: 217

Bugatti introduced the Type 49 in 1930 and this particular example, chassis number 49369, was produced in August of 1931 and fitted with engine number 263. It was given 'Conduit Interieur' coachwork by Ganglof of Colmar and then shipped to the Bugatt....[continue reading]

1932 Bugatti Type 49 vehicle information

Roadster
Coachwork: Henri Labourdette

Chassis Num: 49534
Engine Num: L423

The Bugatti Type 49 was introduced at the Paris Salon in 1930 and was produced until 1934 with a total of 470 examples produced. It is believed that around 76 examples remain in existence. This would be the last of Ettore Bugatti's eight-cylinder, si....[continue reading]

Roadster
Chassis #: 49369 
Roadster by Henri Labourdette
Chassis #: 49534 

History

The Bugatti Type 49 was similar to the earlier Type 44 and produced from 1930 through 1934 with a total of 470 examples produced. This edition was the last of the early 8-cylinder Bugatti's which had begun with the Type 30. Parts, such as the gearbox, would later be re-used on the Type 55.


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