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Monterey 2009: Medium rare or rare? Custom coachwork Bugatti Type 57s

by Frank Filipponio (RSS feed) on Aug 19th, 2009 at 3:41PM

At the 59th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Bugatti was allotted two classes: 100 Years of Style and Speed, and a second class devoted solely to the Type 57. Check that, a second class devoted to Type 57 models with special coachwork. As if any Bugatti Type 57 wasn't special enough, back in the day, customers could order an off-the-rack Type 57, or they could opt for a custom coachwork job arranged directly through Bugatti. They offered six different body styles: The Stelvio, Aravis, Galibier, Ventoux, Atalante and Atlantic. Those bodies rode on standard chassis or lowered ones labeled... Read More

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