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  Bugatti Type 51 Dubos Coupé
 

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Country of origin:France
Produced in:1931
Numbers built:One Dubos Coupe (40 Type 51s in total)
Designed by:André Bith for Dubos
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 14, 2009
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Engine
Configuration Straight 8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 2,261 cc / 138 cu in
Bore / Stroke 60.0 mm (2.4 in) / 100.0 mm (3.9 in)
Compression 7.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Camshaft Shaft driven
Fuel feed Zenith Carburettor
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Roots-Type Supercharger
Power 185 bhp / 138 KW @ 5,500 rpm
BHP/Liter 82 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis body on ladder frame
Suspension (fr/r) rigid axle, semi-elliptic springs, friction dampers
Brakes (fr/r) cable operated drums
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,400 mm (94.5 in) / 1,200 mm (47.2 in) / 1,200 mm (47.2 in)

Performance figures
Top Speed 230 km/h (143 mph)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Bugatti Magnum, by Hugh Conway with Maurice Sauzay
  • Bugatti - le Pur Sang des Automobiles, by Hugh Conway
  • Grand Marques Bugatti, by Hugh Conway
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