Bugatti 57SC Atlantic of Ralph Lauren, Concorso d’Eleganza Villa Este

The vintage Bugatti 57SC Atlantic which is part of the Ralph Lauren’s car collection won two prizes at prestigious Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este.

The exclusive car grabbed the Coppa d’Oro Villa d’Este for the most beautiful vehicle and the award ‘Best in Show’. Bugatti has built only four 57SC, but nowadays only 2 rare examples exist. The Atlantic is considered one of most expensive cars ever.

Bugatti 57SC Atlantic

Bugatti 57SC Atlantic

Bugatti 57SC Atlantic Technical specifications

  • Engine
  • Inline-8 w/Cast Iron Block,
  • Dry Sump
  • Lubrication position
  • Front Longitudinal aspiration
  • Supercharged valvetrain
  • 2 Valves per Cyl,
  • DOHC fuel feed Stromberg UUR-2 Carburetor displacement 3257 cc / 198.8 in³
  • bore 72 mm / 2.83 in stroke 100 mm / 3.94 in compression 8.5:1
  • power 156.6 kw / 210 bhp @ 5500 rpm
  • specific output 64.48 bhp per litre bhp/
  • weight 220.36 bhp per tonne redline 5500 body /
  • frame
  • Aluminum over Ash Wooden Supports over Steel Frame driven
  • wheels RWD
  • front tires Dunlop
  • rear tires Dunlop
  • front brakes Drums
  • rear brakes Drums
  • front wheels F 45.7 x 14.0 cm / 18 x 5.5 in
  • rear wheels R 45.7 x 16.5 cm / 18 x 6.5 in
  • steering Worm & Roller
  • suspension
  • Semi-Indpenedant Centrally Collared Axles w/de Ram Shock Absorbers,
  • Leaf Springs r suspension Solid Axle w/de Ram Shock Absorbers,
  • Quarter-Elliptic Leaf Springs
  • curb weight 953 kg / 2101 lbs
  • wheelbase 2979 mm / 117.3 in front track 1349 mm / 53.1 in rear track 1349 mm / 53.1 in
  • transmission 4-Speed Manual
  • top speed ~200 kph / 124.3 mph
  • 0 – 60 mph ~10 seconds
  • designers Jean Bugatti, Joseph Walter