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Bugatti Type 55

(1932 model)

Brief specs of 1932 Bugatti Type 55

2-door 2-seater roadster, 8-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2262 cm3 / 138.0 cu in / 138.0 cu in, 100.7 kW / 135.0 hp / 135.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)BugattiIssued from1932
ModelType 55Issued until
SerieType 55Number made38
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerBugatti Automobiles SAS (VAG Group)CountryDE,FR,IT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeroadsterNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerJean BugattiCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

LengthTotal (curb) weight1118 kg / 2465 lb / 2465 lb
WidthDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
Wheelbase2750 mm / 108.3 in / 108.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1250 mm / 49.2 in / 49.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1250 mm / 49.2 in / 49.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity100 l / 22.0 UK gal / 26.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerBugattiValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore60.0 mm / 2.36 in / 2.36 in
FuelStroke100.0 mm / 3.94 in / 3.94 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.6
Fuel supply1 Ze carbEngine displacement2262 cm3 / 138.0 cu in / 138.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity282.75 cm3/cylinder / 17.254 cu in/cylinder / 17.254 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power100.7 kW / 135.0 hp / 135.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationsuperchargedMax. torque at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)14.4 kW / 19.4 hp / 19.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output44.5 kW/l / 0.978 bhp/cu in / 0.978 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.15

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)8.00 s / 8.00 s / 8.00 sTop (maximal) speed180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio120.8 kW/ton / 91.5 bhp/ton / 91.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontLive axle, Semi-elliptic leaf springsSuspension rearLive axle, Quarter-elliptic leaf springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front28 x 4.75Tyres rear28 x 4.75
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front330 mm / 13.0 in / 13.0 inBrake diameter rear330 mm / 13.0 in / 13.0 in
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Bugatti Type 55

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