Bugatti T 57 Stelvio Cabriolet by Graber (1:43, Nickel /Ilario)

  • Bugatti T 57 Stelvio Cabriolet by Graber (from 1936)
  • Nickel /Ilario
  • 1:43
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • Red/Black (brilliant finish)
  • NIC001
  • Limited to 250 pieces
  • Perfect mint condition
  • Original package exists
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Les Types 57 n’étaient pas toutes équipées de carrosseries d'usine. Pour répondre à certains clients, Bugatti a également fourni des châssis nus aux carrossiers de l’époque. Dans le cas du châssis 57446, c’est Graber, spécialiste suisse qui a fourni la carrosserie.
Au cours de ces dernières années, la voiture a été complètement restaurée à son état d'origine.

Named after the Passo dello Stelvio pass in the Eastern Alps, the Type 57 Galibier was Bugatti's factory-designed four-seat Cabriolet.

Most of the Stelvio bodies were manufactured by Gangloff of Colmar who modified the design in detail from car to car. Some of the bodies used faired-in headlights where the majority had external units.

The rear seat in the Stelvio had too little legroom, it could only be used as an occasional 2+1 with the passenger seat fully forward.

The Stelvio befitted from all the Type 57 engineering, development and upgrades throughout production. It used the twin-overhead camshaft 3.3-litre inline-8 which was good for 135 bhp in standard form.

Chassis arrangements included Rudge Witworth wire wheels, fifteen inch drum brakes and an uncluttered chassis having good strength. As with most Bugatti designs the Type 57 was relatively simple in design, but the result of complicated craftsmanship.

Our estimate is that Bugatti and Gangloff produced around 80 Stelvios. Of these 17 have not been located and 12 have been re bodied.

production years 1933 - 1939
built at Molsheim, France
body stylist Jean Bugatti
coachbuilder Carrosserie Gangloff
production 80
engine Inline-8
position Front Longitudinal
aspiration Natural
valvetrain gear-Driven DOHC, 2 Valves per Cyl
fuel feed Single Updraft Stromberg UUR-2 Carburettor
displacement 3245 cc / 198.02 in³
bore 72 mm / 2.8 in
stroke 100 mm / 3.9 in
power 100.7 kw / 135 bhp @ 4500 rpm
specific output 41.6 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 82.82 bhp per tonne
redline 5000
body / frame Body over Steel Frame
driven wheels RWD
wheel type 18 Inch RudgeSpoked Wire
front tires 18 x 5.50
rear tires 18 x 5.50
front brakes Cable Operated Drums
rear brakes Cable Operated Drums
front wheels F 45.7 x 12.7 cm / 18 x 5 in
rear wheels R 45.7 x 12.7 cm / 18 x 5 in
f suspension Rigid Axle w/Semi-Elliptic Springs, Hartford Friction Shock Absrobers
r suspension Live Axle w/Reversed Quarter-Elliptic Springs, Hartford Friction Shock Absorbers
curb weight 1630 kg / 3594 lbs
wheelbase 3300 mm / 129.9 in
front track 1350 mm / 53.1 in
rear track 1350 mm / 53.1 in
transmission 4-Speed Manual
tran clutch Single Dry Plate
final drive 4.16:1
top speed ~152.85 kph / 95 mph


Author: wolfram

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