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BUGATTI TYPE 40/40A

4-seater, sports roadster, numerous specials.

Unblown sports tourer with half a T44 engine: twelve valves, five plain-bearing mains, full-pressure lubrication (except on very early cars), and wire wheels. Standard body for 40s is the pointed-tail 3/4-seater as fitted to Type 43, but 40A (about 50 made) has half a T49 engine and Chryslerish rumble-seat roadster coachwork. This latter not listed in Britain.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1496cc/1628cc (S4 OC) 
Configuration:
Front engine, front-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1926 to 1932  
Number produced:
830 approx both types