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1928 Bugatti Type 35B Recreation Serial Number BC83

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Lead photograph of 1928 Bugatti Type 35B Recreation Serial Number BC83

Specifications

Make   Bugatti Model   Type 35B Recreation
Year   1928 Serial #   BC83
Engine #    VIN   
Engine Type   2.3-liter overhead-cam inline-eight cylinder supercharged Chassis Type   
Build Sequence #    Number Built   
Body Type   Monoposto Body Builder   Crosthwaite and Gardiner
First Owner   England Current Owner   Current Owner
Build Sheet   No Current Location   California

Features

Bugatti 35B s/n BC83 is finished in Bugatti Racing Blue with black Leather, handcrafted and precision built by Crosthwaite and Gardiner in 1999. Fitted with a correct 130hp, 2.3-liter overhead-cam inline-eight cylinder supercharged engine with nine roller bearings, a correct four-speed gearbox, live axle suspension with semi-elliptic front and quarter-elliptic rear springs, four wheel mechanical drum brakes, 8-spoke alloy wheels, single aero screen and a single side-mount spare. Like new and done to the highest standards. In 2008 it was sent to Phil Reilly and Co. and completely rebuilt and prepared for historic racing at a cost of over $50,000. It has been raced throughout California since then including the Bugatti Grand Prix (2010), The Monterey Historics, (Laguna Seca), Sonoma (Infineon), Auto Club Speedway (Fontana), Buttonwillow, etc. and runs and sounds great. Already entered and accepted for the Monterey Historic and pre-historic races in August, 2012.

History

1999, built by Crosthwaite and Gardiner, renown Bugatti specialists, Hogge Farm, Buxted, East Sussex, TN22 4AX, England.

2000–2004, kept in storage in a carcoon (inflatable and climate controlled) on the Isle of Jersey, England.

2004, sold to Joe’s Garage, a.k.a. the MacPherson Collection, Tustin, CA.

2004–2008, on display at Joe’s Garage, a.k.a. the MacPherson Collection, Tustin, CA.

2008, 14 June, at the RM Auction, The MacPherson Collection. Sold to the current owner.

2009, 30–31 May, race #2 at the Wine Country Classic.

2009, 11 July, shown at the CCCA San Marino Grand Classic Car Show, Lacy Park.

2009, 14–06 Aug., race #21 at the Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races.

2010, 13 Aug., shown at the Quail Motorsport Gathering, Quail Lodge, Carmel Valley.

2010, 14 Aug., race #12 at the Rolex Monterey Historic Automobile Races, 20th.

2011, 19–21 Aug., race # 21 at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion.

2012, March, on consignment with Mike Sheehan’s Ferraris-online.com.

2012, August, already entered and accepted for the pre-historic and Monterey Historic races, Monterey, CA.

Note: The above vehicle information is complete and accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time it is posted to this website. Corrections or additional information is always appreciated.