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  Bugatti Type 35B
 

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Country of origin:France
Produced from:1927 - 1931
Numbers built:37
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:May 20, 2009
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Engine
Configuration Straight 8
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 2,262 cc / 138 cu in
Bore / Stroke 60.0 mm (2.4 in) / 100.0 mm (3.9 in)
Valvetrain 3 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed Zenith K-48 Carburettor
Aspiration Roots-Type Supercharger
Power 135 bhp / 101 KW @ 5,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 60 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on steel ladder frame
Front suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Rear suspension live axle, inverted quarter-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Steering worm-and-wheel
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 750 kilo / 1,654 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,700 mm (145.7 in) / N/A / N/A
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,400 mm (94.5 in) / 1,200 mm (47.2 in) / 1,200 mm (47.2 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.18 bhp / kg
Top Speed 210 km/h (130 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1928 Targa Florio (Albert Divo)
1929 Monaco Grand Prix (William Grover-Williams)
1929 French Grand Prix (William Grover-Williams)
1929 San Sebastian Grand Prix (Louis Chiron)
1930 Monaco Grand Prix (Rene Dreyfus)
1930 Czech Grand Prix (Hermann zu Leiningen / Heinrich-Joachim von Morgen)

Auctions
Past sales

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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