Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Bugatti - Alfa Romeo

A 1932 Bugatti Type 55 Roadster. The Bugatti Type 55 was produced from 1932-1935. It is a road-going version of the Type 51 Grand Prix car. 38 were produced with 14 roadsters. The Type 55 is powered by a version of the Type 51's 2.3 L (2262 cc/138 in³) 2-valve DOHC straight-8 engine with a Roots-type supercharger. It produces 130 hp at 5000 rpm through a 4 speed manual. $10,400,000 in 2016.
1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza. In 1933 the supercharged dual overhead cam straight-8 engine was fitted to the Scuderia Ferrari 8C Monzas. Scuderia Ferrari was the "semi-official" racing department of Alfa Romeo. $11,990,000 in 2016.