Go to Ultimatecarpage.com

  Ultimatecarpage.com  > Cars by brand  > France  > Bugatti
Type 18 Labourdette Torpedo 'Black Bess'
Car search:
Quick Advanced 


  Bugatti Type 18 Labourdette Torpedo 'Black Bess'
 

  Article Image gallery (26) 474 Specifications  
Click here to open the Bugatti Type 18 Labourdette Torpedo 'Black Bess' gallery   
Country of origin:France
Produced from:1912 - 1914
Numbers built:7 (Five-litre Bugattis)
Designed by:Henri Labourdette
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:December 07, 2015
Download: All images

Engine
Configuration Straight 4
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 5,027 cc / 306.8 cu in
Bore / Stroke 100.0 mm (3.9 in) / 160.0 mm (6.3 in)
Valvetrain 3 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed Carburettor
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 100 bhp / 75 kW @ 2,800 rpm
BHP/Liter 20 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis steel ladder frame
Front suspension live axle, twin semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Rear suspension live axle, reversed quarter-elliptic leaf springs
Brakes rear drum brakes
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,550 mm (100.4 in) / N/A / N/A

Performance figures
Top Speed 160 km/h (99 mph)

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
Related cars
Related articles
Useful links

  Article Image gallery (26) 474 Specifications