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  Bugatti Type 50 Roadster
 

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Country of origin:France
Produced from:1931 - 1933
Numbers built:65 (all-bodystyles)
Designed by:Jean Bugatti
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:September 06, 2010
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Engine
Configuration Straight 8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 4,972 cc / 303.4 cu in
Bore / Stroke 86.0 mm (3.4 in) / 107.0 mm (4.2 in)
Compression 7.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 2 Zenith Carburettors
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Roots-Type Supercharger
Power 225 bhp / 168 KW @ 4,000 rpm
Torque 420 Nm / 310 ft lbs @ 2,800 rpm
BHP/Liter 45 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis body on ladder frame
Front suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs
Rear suspension live axle, reversed quarter-elliptic leaf springs
Brakes (fr/r) cable operated drums
Gearbox 3 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 3,500 mm (137.8 in) / 1,400 mm (55.1 in) / 1,400 mm (55.1 in)

Performance figures
Top Speed 170 km/h (106 mph)
0-60 mph 8.0 s
0-100 mph 22.5 s

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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