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Editor: Jaap Horst


Volume 26, Issue 1

 

All Bugatti Types: Specifications, Descriptions

By Nick Keukelinck

Nick Keukelinck put together this immensely detailed list of all Bugattis; including many variations of what most of us think of as a single type; and then even more different variations!

Click on any of the types below (and yes; if you see the same type twice, there are differences), to jump directly to the specific type, or just scroll through the 85 different types, and increase your Bugatti knowledge!

T10 6/7 PS. 4

T13 8v 6/7 PS. 5

T13/27 16v. 6

T13 16v. 7

T13 16v Brescia  Modifiée. 8

T13 16v Full Brescia. 9

T13 16v Full Brescia. 10

T14 (experimental 8). 12

T15 8v 6/7 PS. 13

T15 8v 6/7 PS. 14

T18, T21 19/100 Garros. 15

T22 8v 6/7 PS. 16

T22 16v. 17

T22 16v Brescia  Modifiée. 18

T22 16v Full Brescia. 19

T22 16v Full Brescia. 20

T23 8v 6/7 PS. 21

T23 16v. 22

T23 16v Brescia  Modifiée. 23

T23 16v Full Brescia. 24

T23 16v Full Brescia. 25

T28. 26

T29/30. 27

T22/30. 28

T23/30. 29

T30. 30

T30A.. 31

T32 Tank. 32

T33. 33

T35C. 35

T35T. 36

T35B. 37

T35/36. 38

T35A Tecla. 39

T36. 40

T37. 41

T37A.. 42

T38. 43

T38A.. 44

T39. 45

T39A.. 46

T39B. 47

T39C. 48

T39D.. 49

T40. 50

T40. 51

T40 Lydia. 52

T40A.. 53

T41 Royale. 54

T43. 55

T43a. 56

T44. 57

T45. 58

T46. 59

T46S. 60

T47. 61

T49. 62

T49. 63

T50. 64

T50T. 65

T51C. 66

T51. 67

T51A.. 68

T53. 69

T54. 70

T55. 71

T57. 72

T57C. 73

T57S. 74

T57SC. 75

T57G.. 76

T59. 77

T59. 78

T59/50S. 79

T59/50BI 80

T59/50BII 81

T59/50BIII 82

T64. 82

T68. 83

T73A.. 84

T73C. 85

T101. 86

T101C. 87

T102. 88

T251. 89

T252, T253. 90

 


T10 6/7 PS

 

Production:                                         Apr 1909

Number:                                               1

 

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase.

Bore x stroke:                                     62 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1208 cc                

Main bearings:                                    2 ball bearings

Connection rod bearings:                                 Plain bearings

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 2 valves per cylinder.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears (front).

Lubrication:                                         Drip lubrication, mechanical pump,  splash lubrication

Petrol supply:                                      Gravity, petrol tank to footplate.

Ignition:                                                Magneto ignition.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive, moving drive shafts.

Clutch:                                                  Multiple Brevet-Bugatti  clutch.

Gearbox:                                              4 gears and reverse,  shaft drive.

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid forged steel  axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs Plain into bronze bearings

Brakes                                                   External handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  external brake on drive shaft.

 Steering:                                             Worm and nut.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2000 mm

Front/rear track:                                1000/1000 mm

Wheels:                                                Wood

Tires:                                                     Front: 650/65,  rear 650/80.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T13 8v 6/7 PS

 

Production:                                         1910- Feb 1920

Number:                                               483 (all T13 8v, T15, T17, T22 8v and T23 8v)

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase.

Bore x stroke:                                     65 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1327 cc

Main bearings:                                    First cars 2 ball bearings, later 3 bronze plain bearings.

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 2 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  18 hp/ 2500 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, front.

Lubrication:                                         Total loss with mechanical pump,  splash lubrication, reservoir dashboard. Since 1913 double oil pump in front of cylinder head and two oil reservoirs.

Petrol supply:                                      First cars 1 Bugatti later 1 Zenith (right), suction through engine block. Exhaust pressure, petrol tank at the back (32 l).

Ignition:                                                Bosch magneto  ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse, two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 3.20 II 1.87 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3.44 or 1:2.82

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid forged steel  axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with semi elliptic leaf springs, from 1913 inverted quarter elliptic leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft.

Steering:                                              Screw and nut. Free-standing steering box.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2000 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                400 kg (naked chassis)

Wheels:                                                Wood, later wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 700/85,  rear 700/85.

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS number 361 to 843. (all 8v's)

-From 1910 to 1912 hexagonal radiator; from 1913 pear-shaped radiator

-First cars aluminum valve cover with 12 inspection holes, later lid with signature.

-Last chassis for WWI was 706, first after WWI 737

"Chassis" 754 and 759 were referred to as T19 and had quarter-intelligent rear springs.

-26 8v's left.

 T13/27 16v

 

Production:                                         1914 and 1920

Number:                                               4

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase.

Bore x stroke:                                     66 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1368 cc

Main bearings:                                    3 Plain bearings

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 4 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  30 hp/3000 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, front.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication  (1 jet), mechanical pump,  splash lubrication.

Petrol supply:                                      1 Zenith 30 or 1 Zenith 36 (left), suction trough cylinder block. Exhaust pressure, petrol tank in the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse, two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 3.20 II 1.87 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3,2 or 1:3.46 or 1:3:75

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft.

Steering:                                              Screw and nut. Free-standing steering box.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2000 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                450 kg

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 710/90,  rear 710/90.

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS number 901 to 904 (T13 only).

-Exhaust right, inlet left (only Bugatti with this setup).

-Chassis ditto as 8v chassis.

 

 

 

 

 

T13 16v

 

Production:                                         Feb 1920-1922

Number:                                               658 (T13, T22 16v, T23 16v)

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase.

Bore x stroke:                                     68 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1453 cc

Main bearings:                                    3 Plain bearings

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 4 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  30 hp/3000 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, front.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication  (1 jet), mechanical pump,  splash lubrication.

Petrol supply:                                      1 Zenith 30 or 1 Zenith 36 (left), suction through engine block. Exhaust pressure, petrol tank in the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 3.20 II 1.87 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3,2 or 1:3.46 or 1:3:75

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft.

Steering:                                              Screw and nut.  Free-standing steering box.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2000 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                450 kg

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes

Tires:                                                    

Front: 710/90,  rear 710/90.

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS number 905-1611 (50 Full Brescia's).

-Exhaust right, inlet left (only Bugatti with this setup).

-From 1921 slimmer peer radiator (10:7).

"Chassis" 911 and 924 are referred to as a T19 and had 65 x 100 mm engine.

-Chassis ditto as 8v chassis.

 

 

T13 16v Brescia  Modifiée

 

Production:1923-1926                    

Number:1295 (T13, T22, T23)                                        

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase.                            

Boring x stroke:                                  69 x 100 mm                       

Cylinder capacity:                               1496 cc                                

Main bearings:                                    2 ball bearings, front plain bearings.                             

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.                                    

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 4 head valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  30 hp/3000 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, front.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication (1 jet, later 2 jets), mechanical pump,  splash lubrication

Petrol supply:                                      1 Zenith 30 or 1 Zenith 36 (left), suction through engine block. Exhaust pressure, petrol tank in the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.                               

Cooling:                                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.                                                     

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch, (10 plates).                         

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse, reinforced T30 gearbox, two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right,1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.93 II 1.84 III 1.31 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3,2 or 1:3.46 or 1:3:75

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes:                                                  Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft. From 1925 four-wheel brakes.

Steering:                                               Screw and nut. First 60 chassis' free-standing steering box, rest integrated into engine bracket.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2000 mm                             

Track front/rear:                                1150/1150 mm  

Weight:                                                450 kg                                                  

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes                                       

Tires:                                                     Front 710/90,  rear 710/90.                                                           

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS number 1612-2906.

-Exhaust right, inlet left (only Bugatti with this setup).

-From 1924 wide (4:3) radiator.

-Front and rear axle of T30.

-Chassis ditto as 8v chassis.

 

T13 16v Full Brescia

 

Production:                                         1921

Number:                                               12 (1453 cc and 1496 cc)

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase.

Bore x stroke:                                     68 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1453 cc

Main bearings:                                    2 ball bearings, front plain bearings                                              

Driving rod bearings:                         Roller bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 4 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  45 hp/4000-4500 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, front.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication  (2 jets), mechanical pump,  splash lubrication.

Petrol supply:                                      1 Zenith 30 or 1 Zenith 36 (left), suctioned by engine block.  Exhaust pressure, petrol tank in the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 2 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch, (10 plates)

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse, two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.93 II 1.84 III 1.31 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3,2 or 1:3.46 or 1:3:75

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft.

 Steering:                                             Worm and nut. Free-standing steering box.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2000 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                450 kg

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 710/90,  rear 710/90.

 

Specific:

-Between chassis numbers 1163 and 1611.

-Exhaust right, inlet left (only Bugatti with this setup).

-Reinforced gearbox and lowered front axle.

-Chassis ditto as 8v chassis.

 

 

 

 

T13 16v Full Brescia

 

Production:                                         1921

Number:                                               12 (1453 cc and 1496 cc)

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase.

Bore x stroke:                                     69 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1496 cc

Main bearings:                                    2 ball bearings, front plain bearings

Driving rod bearings:                         Roller bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 4 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  45 hp/4000-4500 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, front.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication  (2 jets), mechanical pump,  splash lubrication.

Petrol supply:                                      1 Zenith 30 or 1 Zenith 36 (left), suctioned by engine block. Exhaust pressure, petrol tank in the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 2 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.93 II 1.84 III 1.31 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3,2 or 1:3.46 or 1:3:75

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft.

 Steering:                                             Worm and nut. Free-standing steering box.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2000 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                450 kg

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 710/90,  rear 710/90.

 

Specific:

-Between the chassis numbers 1163 and 1611.

-Exhaust right, inlet left (only Bugatti with this setup).

-Reinforced gearbox and lowered front axle.

-Chassis ditto as 8v chassis.

 

 

 

T14 (experimental 8)

 

Production:                                         1912

Number:                                               1

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             8 in line, 2 monoblock on aluminum crank case, coupled via flexible joint.

Bore x stroke:                                     65 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     2654 cc

Main bearings:                                    6 plain bearings. 

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               2x1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 2 head valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  36 hp/ 2500 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, (front).

Lubrication:                                         Drip lubrication, mechanical pump,  splash lubrication

Petrol supply:                                      2 Zenith (right), suction trough cylinder block. Exhaust pressure, petrol tank at the back (32 l).

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition (2 magnets), 1 spark plug per cylinder.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid forged steel  axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid forged steel shaft with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft.

 Steering:                                             Worm and nut. Free-standing steering box.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2550 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                400 kg (naked chassis)

Wheels:                                                Wood or wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 710/90,  rear 710/90.

 

Specific:

-First Bugatti with eight-cylinder engine and monoplace bodywork.

 

 

 

 

 

T15 8v 6/7 PS

 

Production:                                         1910-1913

Number:                                               483 (all T13 8v, T15, T17, T22 8v and T23 8v)

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase

Bore x stroke:                                     65 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1327 cc

Main bearings:                                    First cars 2 ball bearings, later 3 bronze plain bearings.           

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 2 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  18 hp/ 2500 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, front.

Lubrication:                                         Total loss with mechanical pump,  splash lubrication, reservoir dashboard. Since 1913 double oil pump in front of cylinder head.

Petrol supply:                                      First cars 1 Bugatti later 1 Zenith (right), suction trough cylinder block. Exhaust pressure, petrol tank at the back (32 l).

Ignition:                                                Bosch magneto  ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse, two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 3.20 II 1.87 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3.44 or 1:2.82

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid forged steel  axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with double semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft.

Steering:                                              Screw and nut. Free-standing steering box.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2400 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                400 kg (naked chassis)

Wheels:                                                Wood, later wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 700/80,  rear 700/85.

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS number 361 to 843. (all 8v's)

-First T15 #365 (oldest Bugatti still existing).

-From 1910 to 1912 hexagonal radiator; from 1913 pear-shaped radiator

-First cars aluminum valve cover with 12 inspection holes, later lid with signature.

-Last chassis for WWI was 706, first after WWI 737

-26 8v's left.

 

T15 8v 6/7 PS

 

Production:                                         1910-1913

Number:                                               483 (all T13 8v, T15, T17, T22 8v and T23 8v)

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase

Bore x stroke:                                     65 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1327 cc

Main bearings:                                    First cars 2 ball bearings, later 3 bronze plain bearings.           

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 2 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  18 hp/ 2500 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, front.

Lubrication:                                         Total loss with mechanical pump,  splash lubrication, reservoir dashboard. Since 1913 double oil pump in front of cylinder head.

Petrol supply:                                      First cars 1 Bugatti later 1 Zenith (right), suction trough cylinder block. Exhaust pressure, petrol tank at the back (32 l).

Ignition:                                                Bosch magneto  ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse, two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 3.20 II 1.87 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3.44 or 1:2.82

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid forged steel  axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with double semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft.

Steering:                                              Screw and nut. Free-standing steering box.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2400 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                400 kg (naked chassis)

Wheels:                                                Wood, later wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 700/80,  rear 700/85.

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS number 361 to 843. (all 8v's)

-First T15 #365 (oldest Bugatti still existing).

-From 1910 to 1912 hexagonal radiator; from 1913 pear-shaped radiator

-First cars aluminum valve cover with 12 inspection holes, later lid with signature.

-Last chassis for WWI was 706, first after WWI 737

-26 8v's left.

 

T18, T21 19/100 Garros

 

Production:                                         1912-1915

Number:                                               T18 5, T21 3

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line

Boring x stroke:                                  100 x 160 mm, (#714 100 x 180 mm)

Displacement:                                     5026 cc , (#714 5670 mm)

Main bearings:                                    #471 5 Plain bearings, rest 3 Plain bearings

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft, 3 valves (2 inlet, 1 exhaust) per cylinder.

Power:                                                  90 hp/ 2700 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears (front).

Lubrication:                                         Low pressure pump with jets.

Petrol supply:                                      1 Zenith (right). Exhaust pressure, petrol tank in the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch.

Gearbox:                                              Separate with integrated differential, 4 gears and reverse, chain drive, #714 propellor shaft drive.

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid forged steel shaft with double semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on secondary axle.

 Steering:                                             Worm and nut.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2540 mm, some 2400 mm.

Front/rear track:                                1250/1250 mm

Weight:                                                1250 kg

Wheels:                                                Rudge-Withworthspokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 880/120,  rear 880/120.

 

Specific:

-Chassis similar to Deutz T8.

-T18, chassis 471, 472, 473, 474, 714, 716.

-First T18, #471 has 5 main bearings and was also called the T16. Presumably Prince Henry engine from 1910.

-#714 (Indianapolis car 1914) had a bore of 180 mm and propellor shaft drive.

-T18 was initially designed as a reserve for the Peugeot L76.

-The T21 (Deutz car/Prince Henry wagon) has the same layout  as T18 (chassis' 475, 715 and 716).

-Brescia-like radiator.

 

 

 

T22 8v 6/7 PS

 

Production:                                         1914-end 1920

Number:                                               483 (all T13 8v, T15, T17, T22 8v and T23 8v)

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase

Bore x stroke:                                     65 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1327 cc

Main bearings:                                    3 Plain bearings  

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 2 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  18 hp/ 2500 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, (front).

Lubrication:                                         Drip lubrication, mechanical pump,  splash lubrication

Petrol supply:                                      1 Zenith (right), suction trough cylinder block. Exhaust pressure, petrol tank at the back (32 l).

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 3.20 II 1.87 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3.44 or 1:2.82

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid forged steel  axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with double inverted quarter elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft.

Steering:                                              Screw and nut. Free-standing steering box.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2400 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                400 kg (naked chassis)

Wheels:                                                Wood, later wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 700/85,  rear 700/85.

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS number 361 to 843. (all 8v)

-Last chassis for WWI was 706.

 

 

 

T22 16v

 

Production:                                         1920-1922

Number:                                               658 (T13, T22, T23)

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase.

Bore x stroke:                                     68 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1453 cc

Main bearings:                                    3 Plain bearings

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 4 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  30 hp/3000 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, (front).

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication  (1 jet), mechanical pump,  splash lubrication.

Petrol supply:                                      1 Zenith 30 or 1 Zenith 36 (left). Exhaust pressure, petrol tank in the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 3.20 II 1.87 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3,2 or 1:3.46 or 1:3:75

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with double inverted quarter elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft.

Steering:                                              Screw and nut. Free-standing steering box.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2400 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                575 kg

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 710/90,  rear 710/90.

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS number 905-1611 (50 Full Brescia's).

-Exhaust right, inlet left (only Bugatti with this setup).

-T22 would initially be renamed T25 with 68 x 108 mm (1568 cc) engine after WWI.

-From 1921 slimmer peer radiator (10:7).

-Chassis ditto as 8v chassis.

 

 

 

 

T22 16v Brescia  Modifiée

 

Production:                                         1923-1926

Number:                                               1295 (T13, T22, T23)

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase

Bore x stroke:                                     69 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1496 cc

Main bearings:                                    2 ball bearings, front plain bearings.

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 4 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  30 hp/3000 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, (front).

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication  (1 jet, later 2 jets), mechanical pump,  splash lubrication.

Petrol supply:                                      1 Zenith 30 or 1 Zenith 36 (left), suction trough cylinder block Exhaust pressure, petrol tank at the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  reinforced T30 gearbox, two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.93 II 1.84 III 1.31 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3,2 or 1:3.46 or 1:3:75

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with double inverted quarter elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft. From 1925 four-wheel brakes.

 Steering:                                              Worm and nut. First 60 chassis' free-standing steering box, rest integrated into engine bracket.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2400 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                525 kg

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 710/90,  rear 710/90.

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS number 1612-2906.

-Exhaust right, inlet left (only Bugatti with this setup).

-From 1924 wide (4:3) radiator.

-Front and rear axle of T30.

-Chassis ditto as 8v chassis.

 

T22 16v Full Brescia

 

Production:                                         1921

Number:                                               10 (1453 cc and 1496 cc)

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase.

Bore x stroke:                                     68 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1453 cc

Main bearings:                                    2 ball bearings, front plain bearings

Driving rod bearings:                         Roller bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 4 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  45 hp/4000-4500 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, (front).

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication  (2 jets), mechanical pump,  splash lubrication.

Petrol supply:                                      1 Zenith 30 or 1 Zenith 36 (left), suction trough cylinder block. Exhaust pressure, petrol tank in the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 2 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.93 II 1.84 III 1.31 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3,2 or 1:3.46 or 1:3:75

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with double inverted quarter elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft.

 Steering:                                             Worm and nut. Free-standing steering box.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2400 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                450 kg

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 710/90,  rear 710/90.

 

Specific:

-Between the chassis numbers 905-1611, but after #1163.

-Exhaust right, inlet left (only Bugatti with this setup).

-Reinforced gearbox and lowered front axle.

-Chassis ditto as 8v chassis.

 

 

 

 

T22 16v Full Brescia

 

Production:                                         1921

Number:                                               10 (1453 cc and 1496 cc)

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase.

Bore x stroke:                                     69 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1496 cc

Main bearings:                                    2 Ball bearings, front plain bearings

Driving rod bearings:                         Roller bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 4 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  45 hp/4000-4500 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, (front).

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication  (2 jets), mechanical pump,  splash lubrication.

Petrol supply:                                      1 Zenith 30 or 1 Zenith 36 (left), suction trough cylinder block, Exhaust pressure, petrol tank at the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 2 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.93 II 1.84 III 1.31 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3,2 or 1:3.46 or 1:3:75

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with double inverted quarter elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft.

 Steering:                                             Worm and nut. Free-standing steering box.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2400 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                450 kg

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 710/90,  rear 710/90.

 

Specific:

-Between the chassis numbers 905-1611, but after #1163.

-Exhaust right, inlet left (only Bugatti with this setup).

-Reinforced gearbox and lowered front axle.

 

 

 

 

T23 8v 6/7 PS

 

Production:                                         1914-end 1920

Number:                                               483 (all T13 8v, T15, T17, T22 8v and T23 8v)

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase.

Bore x stroke:                                     65 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1327 cc

Main bearings:                                    3 Plain bearings  

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 2 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  18 hp/ 2500 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, (front).

Lubrication:                                         Drip lubrication, mechanical pump,  splash lubrication

Petrol supply:                                      1 Zenith (right), suction trough cylinder block. Exhaust pressure, petrol tank at the back (32 l).

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 3.20 II 1.87 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3.44 or 1:2.82

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid forged steel  axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft.

 Steering:                                             Worm and nut. Free-standing steering box.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2550 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                400 kg (naked chassis)

Wheels:                                                Wood, later wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 710/90,  rear 710/90.

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS number 361 to 843. (all 8v)

-Last chassis for WWI was 706.

 

 

 

 

T23 16v

 

Production:                                         1920-1922

Number:                                               658 (T13, T22, T23)

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase.

Bore x stroke:                                     68 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1453 cc

Main bearings:                                    3 Plain bearings

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 4 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  30 hp/3000 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, (front).

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication  (1 jet), mechanical pump,  splash lubrication.

Petrol supply:                                      1 Zenith 30 or 1 Zenith 36 (left), suction trough cylinder block. Exhaust pressure, petrol tank in the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 3.20 II 1.87 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3,2 or 1:3.46 or 1:3:75

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with double inverted quarter elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft.

 Steering:                                             Worm and nut. Free-standing steering box.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2550 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                600 kg

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 710/90,  rear 710/90.

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS number 905-1611 (50 Full Brescia's).

-Exhaust right, inlet left (only Bugatti with this setup).

-From 1921 slimmer peer radiator (10:7).

-T23 would initially be renamed T26 with 68 x 108 mm (1568 cc) engine after WWI.

-Chassis ditto as 8v chassis.

 

 

 

T23 16v Brescia  Modifiée

 

Production:                                         1923-1926

Number:                                               1295 (T13, T22, T23)

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase.

Bore x stroke:                                     69 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1496 cc

Main bearings:                                    2 ball bearings, front plain bearings.

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 4 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  30 hp/3000 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, (front).

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication  (1 jet, later 2 jets), mechanical pump,  splash lubrication.

Petrol supply:                                      1 Zenith 30 or 1 Zenith 36 (left), suction trough cylinder block. Exhaust pressure, petrol tank in the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch.

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  reinforced T30 gearbox, two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 3.20 II 1.87 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3,2 or 1:3.46 or 1:3:75

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with double inverted quarter elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft. From 1925 four-wheel brakes.

 Steering:                                              Worm and nut. First 60 chassis' free-standing steering box, rest integrated into engine bracket.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2550 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                600 kg

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 710/90,  rear 710/90.

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS number 1612-2906.

-Exhaust right, inlet left (only Bugatti with this setup).

-From 1924 wide (4:3) radiator.

-Front and rear axle of T30.

-Chassis ditto as 8v chassis.

 

 

T23 16v Full Brescia

 

Production:                                         1921

Number:                                               17 (1453 cc and 1496 cc)

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase.

Bore x stroke:                                     68 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1453 cc

Main bearings:                                    2 Ball bearings, front plain bearings

Connection rod  bearings:                                Roller bearings..

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 4 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  45 hp/4000-4500 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, (front)

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication  (2 jets), mechanical pump,  splash lubrication.

Petrol supply:                                      1 Zenith 30 or 1 Zenith 36 (left), suction trough cylinder block Exhaust pressure, petrol tank at the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 2 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 3.20 II 1.87 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3,2 or 1:3.46 or 1:3:75

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with double inverted quarter elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft.

 Steering:                                             Worm and nut. Free-standing steering box.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2550 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                450 kg

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 710/90,  rear 710/90.

 

Specific:

-Between the chassis numbers 905-1611, but after #1163.

-Exhaust right, inlet left (only Bugatti with this setup).

-Reinforced gearbox and lowered front axle.

-Chassis ditto as 8v chassis.

 

 

 

 

T23 16v Full Brescia

 

Production:                                         1921

Number:                                               17 (1453 cc and 1496 cc)

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             4 in line, monoblock on aluminum crankcase.

Bore x stroke:                                     69 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     1496 cc

Main bearings:                                    2 Ball bearings, front plain bearings

Driving rod bearings:                         Roller bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 4 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  45 hp/4000-4500 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, (front)

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication  (2 jets), mechanical pump,  splash lubrication.

Petrol supply:                                      1 Zenith 30 or 1 Zenith 36 (left), suction trough cylinder block. Exhaust pressure, petrol tank in the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 2 spark plug per cylinder. 1-2-4-3.

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple Brevet-Bugatti clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  two arms over full width chassis.

Gear lever:                                           Right, 1st  forward.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 3.20 II 1.87 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3,2 or 1:3.46 or 1:3:75

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with double inverted quarter elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Expanding handbrake on rear wheels, foot brake with  External brake on drive shaft.

 Steering:                                             Worm and nut. Free-standing steering box.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2550 mm

Front/rear track:                                1150/1150 mm

Weight:                                                450 kg

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 710/90,  rear 710/90.

 

Specific:

-Between the chassis numbers 905-1611, but after #1163.

-Exhaust right, inlet left (only Bugatti with this setup).

-Reinforced gearbox and lowered front axle.

-Chassis ditto as 8v chassis.

 

 

T28

 

Production:                                         Oct 1921

Number:                                               1

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             8 in line (2 x 4) on aluminum crank case.

Bore x stroke:                                     69 x 100 mm

Displacement:                                     2991 cc

Main bearings:                                    9 Plain bearings  

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft, 3 head valves per cylinder (2 intake and 1 exhaust)

Power:                                                  90 hp/3400 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears (above and below 1 tooth difference and friction damper) in the middle.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication

Petrol supply:                                      2 Bugatti.

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 2 spark plugs per cylinder. 1-5-2-6-3-7-4-8

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple clutch.

Gearbox:                                              Transaxle 2 gears and reverse.

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid axle with double semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Four-wheel brakes with cables (hydraulically planned)

 Steering:                                             Worm and nut.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         3150 mm

Front/rear track:                                1300/1300 mm

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 820/120,  rear 820/120.

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS number 5001 , (only Bugatti with 5000 chassis number).

-Had a Sedanca de Ville bodywork.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T29/30

 

Production:                                         Jul 1922 -May 1923

Number:7                                           

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             8 in line (2 x 4), on split alu crankcase. Directly frame-mounted, no engine bracket.

Boring x stroke:                                  60 x 88 mm                         

Cylinder capacity:                               1991 cc                                

Main bearings:                                    3 ball bearing, 1 pressure bearing                                 

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.                                    

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft with curved valve  tappets, 2 valves per cylinder.

Power:                                                  100 hp/5000 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with conische gears, front.

Lubrication:                                         Jetlubrication.                                    

Petrol supply:                                      2 Zenith 36                          

Ignition:                                                Double Magneto ignition, 2 spark plugs per cylinder. 1-5-2-6-3-7-4-8

Cooling:                                                                Honeycomb radiator, water pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple clutch (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Central, 4 gears and reverse,  shaft drive.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.93 II 1.84 III 1.31 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3,86

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes:                                                  Hydraulic front brakes, handbrake with cable on the rear wheels.

 Steering:                                             Worm and nut.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2400 mm                             

Track front/rear:                                1200/1200 mm  

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes                                       

Tires:                                                     Front: 765/105,  rear 765/105.

 

Specific:

-T29 was planned as an eight-cylinder 1.5 liter.

-Chassis numbers 4001-4004 Strasbourg cars, 4014-4016 Indianapoliswagen.

"Chassis" 4001 to 4004 still had the wider radiators, the Indianapolis cars the specific horseshoe radiator (shaped by Louis Béchereau of SPAD).

-Chassis Brescia T22

-#4002 and #4004 possible with 5 main bearings.

-T30 first Bugatti with rectangular engine.

 

 

 

 

T22/30

 

Production:1922-1926                    

Number:29                                         

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             8 in line (2 x 4), on split alu crankcase. Directly frame-mounted, engine bracket.

Boring x stroke:                                  60 x 88 mm                         

Cylinder capacity:                               1991 cc                                

Main bearings:                                    3 ball bearings and a pressure bearing                         

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.                                    

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft, 3 valves per cylinder (2 intake, 1 exhaust)

Power:                                                  70 hp/3800 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication,  splash lubrication.

Petrol supply:                                      2 Zenith 36, later 1 Zenith.                              

Ignition:                                                Magneto ignition, later coil ignition 1 spark plug per cil.    1-5-2-6-3-7-4-8  (first copies 2 spark plugs per cil).

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator (first with and later without cut-out starting trade),  centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  shaft drive.

Gear lever:                                           Right

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.93 II 1.84 III 1.31 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:4,16 or 1:4.50

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes:                                                  Hydraulic front brakes, handbrake with cables on rear wheels. From 1925 cables on the four wheels, (for 270 mm, rear 400 mm).

 Steering:                                              Worm and nut. .

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2400 mm                             

Track front/rear:                                1200/1200 mm  

Weight:                                                825 kg                                                  

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes                                       

Tires:                                                     For: 765/105, later 820 or 880/120,  rear 765/105, later 820 or 880/120

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS numbers 4001-4737 but mixed with T29, T32 and T35

-First T30 chassis 4030.

-Fewer than 50 surviving cars.

-Brescia radiator, chassis and axles of last series T22, Brescia gearbox.

-T30 first Bugatti with rectangular engine.

-Only Bugatti available with four different WB.

 

 

T23/30

 

Production:                                         1922-1926                          

Number:19                                         

                                              

Engine:                                                  8 in line (2 x 4), on split alu crankcase. Directly frame-mounted, engine bracket.

Cylinders:                                             8 in line (2 x 4)                   

Boring x stroke:                                  60 x 88 mm                         

Cylinder capacity:                               1991 cc                                

Main bearings:                                    3 ball bearings and a pressure bearing                         

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.                                    

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft, 3 valves per cylinder (2 intake, 1 exhaust)

Power:                                                  70 hp/3800 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication,  splash lubrication. 

Petrol supply:                                      2 Zenith 36, later 1 Zenith.                              

 Ignition:                                               Magneto ignition, later coil ignition 1 spark plug per cil.    1-5-2-6-3-7-4-8  (first copies 2 spark plugs per cil).

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator(first with and later without cut-out starting trade),  centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple clutch, (10 plates)

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  shaft drive.

Gear lever:                                           Right

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.93 II 1.84 III 1.31 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:4,16 or 1:4.50

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes:                                                  Hydraulic front brakes, handbrake with cables on rear wheels. From 1925 cables on the four wheels, (for 270 mm, rear 400 mm).

 Steering:                                              Worm and nut.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2550 mm                             

Track front/rear:                                1200/1200 mm  

Weight:                                                825 kg                                                  

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes                                       

Tires:                                                     For: 765/105, later 820 or 880/120,  rear 765/105, later 820 or 880/120

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS numbers 4001-4737 but mixed with T29, T32 and T35

-First T30 chassis 4030.

-Fewer than 50 surviving cars.

-Brescia radiator, chassis and axles of last series T23, Brescia gearbox.

-T30 first Bugatti with rectangular engine.

-Only Bugatti available with four different WB.

 

 

T30

 

Production:                                         1922-1926                          

Number:                                               502                                       

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             8 in line (2 x 4), on split alu crankcase Directly frame-mounted, engine bracket.

Boring x stroke:                                  60 x 88 mm                         

Cylinder capacity:                               1991 cc                                

Main bearings:                                    3 ball bearings and a pressure bearing                         

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.                                    

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft, 3 valves per cylinder (2 intake, 1 exhaust)

Power:                                                  70 hp/3800 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication,  splash lubrication. 

Petrol supply:                                      2 Zenith 36, later 1 Zenith.                              

Ignition:                                                Magneto ignition, later coil ignition 1 spark plug per cil.    1-5-2-6-3-7-4-8  (first copies 2 spark plugs per cil).

Cooling:                                                                Honeycomb radiator (first with and later without cut-out starting trade),  centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  shaft drive.

Gear lever:                                           Right

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.93 II 1.84 III 1.31 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:4,16 or 1:4.50

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes:                                                  Hydraulic front brakes, handbrake with cables on rear wheels. From 1925 cables on the four wheels, (for 270 mm, rear 400 mm).

 Steering:                                              Worm and nut.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2850 mm                             

Track front/rear:                                1200/1200 mm  

Weight:                                                825 kg                                                  

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes                                       

Tires:                                                     For: 765/105, later 820 or 880/120,  rear 765/105, later 820 or 880/120

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS numbers 4001-4737 but mixed with T29, T32 and T35

-First T30 chassis 4030.

-Fewer than 50 surviving cars.

-Brescia radiator, longer version of chassis and axles of last series Brescia, Brescia gearbox.

-T30 first Bugatti with rectangular engine.

-Only Bugatti available with four different WB.

 

T30A

 

Production:                                         1922-1926                          

Number:37                                         

                                              

Engine:                                                                

Cylinders:                                             8 in line (2 x 4), on split alu crankcase, Directly frame-mounted, engine bracket.

Boring x stroke:                                  60 x 88 mm                         

Cylinder capacity:                               1991 cc                                

Main bearings:                                    3 ball bearings and a pressure bearing                         

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.                                    

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft, 3 valves per cylinder (2 intake, 1 exhaust)

Power:                                                  70 hp/3800 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication,  splash lubrication. 

Petrol supply:                                      2 Zenith 36, later 1 Zenith.                              

 Ignition:                                               Magneto ignition, later coil ignition 1 spark plug per cil.    1-5-2-6-3-7-4-8  (first copies 2 spark plugs per cil).

Cooling:                                                                Honeycomb radiator (first with and later without cut-out starting trade),  centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Separate, 4 gears and reverse,  shaft drive.

Gear lever:                                           Right

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.93 II 1.84 III 1.31 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:4,16 or 1:4.50

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes:                                                  Hydraulic front brakes, handbrake with cables on rear wheels. From 1925 cables on the four wheels, (for 270 mm, rear 400 mm).

 Steering:                                              Worm and nut.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2976 mm                             

Track front/rear:                                1200/1200 mm  

Weight:                                                825 kg                                                  

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes                                       

Tires:                                                     For: 765/105, later 820 or 880/120,  rear 765/105, later 820 or 880/120

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS numbers 4001-4737 but mixed with T29, T32 and T35

-First T30 chassis 4030.

-Fewer than 50 surviving cars.

-Brescia radiator, longer version of chassis and axles of last series Brescia, Brescia gearbox.

-T30 first Bugatti with rectangular engine.

-Only Bugatti available with four different WB.

 

T32 Tank

 

Production:                                         May  1923

Number:                                               5

                                              

Engine:                                                                

Cylinders:                                             8 in line (2 x 4) on alu crankcase

Bore x stroke:                                     60 x 88 mm

Cylinder capacity:                               1991 cc

Main bearings:                                    3 ball bearings and 2 roller bearings

Driving rod bearings:                         Roller bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft, 3 valves per cylinder (2 intake, 1 exhaust)

Power:                                                  90 hp/ 5000 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears, (front).

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication, splash lubrication.

Petrol supply:                                      2 Zenith 36, petrol tank at the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto  ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. 1-5-2-6-3-7-4-8

Cooling:                                                Honeycomb radiator, water pump

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple clutch.

Gearbox:                                              3-speed transaxle and reverse,  shaft drive.

Gear lever:                                           Right (inside bodywork).

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.93 II 1.84 III 1.31 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3.86

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes                                                   Hydraulic front brakes, cables on the rear wheels.

 Steering:                                              Worm and nut.

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2000 mm

Front/rear track:                                1050/1050 mm

Weight:                                                760 kg

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes

Tires:                                                     Front: 4.40x21,  rear 4.40x21

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS numbers 4057-4061

-Chassis, front axle, rear axle, gearbox and bodywork specially designed for the T32.

-T30 engine formed base, but had 5 main bearings. Alu support arms replaced by corner irons to lower engine. T32 engine formed  Clutch between engine T30 and T32.

-First Molsheim bodywork.

-Only Bugatti with four quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

 

 

 

T33

 

Production:                                         1923 or 1924

Number:                                               1

                                              

Engine:                                                

Cylinders:                                             8 in line (2 x4), on alu crankcase

Boring x stroke:                                  60 x 88 mm                         

Cylinder capacity:                               1991 cc                               

Main bearings:                                    3 ball bearings and a pressure bearing                         

Connection rod  bearings:                                Plain bearings.                                    

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft, 3 valves per cylinder (2 intake, 1 exhaust)

Power:                                                  70 hp/3800 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication.

Petrol supply:                                      2 Zenith 36.

 Ignition:                                               Magneto ignition, 1 spark plug per cil.    1-5-2-6-3-7-4-8

Cooling:                                                                Honeycomb radiator centrifugal pump.

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple clutch, (10 plates) in separate clutch house.

Gearbox:                                              Transaxle, 3 gears.

Gear lever:                                           Ball joint.

Final ratio:                                            1:3.21 or 1:3.85

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid H-shaped axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs.

Brake                                                     Cables on the four wheels.

 Steering:                                              Worm and nut.

 

General dates:

 

Wheels:                                                Wire spokes                                       

Tires:                                                     28 x 4.00

 

Specific:

-Engine of T30.

 

 

T35

 

Production:                                         Jul  1924-1927

Number:95                                         

                                              

Engine:                                                 Shared crankcase.             

Cylinders:                                             8 in line (2 x 4)                   

Boring x stroke:                                  60 x 88 mm                         

Cylinder capacity:                               1991 cc                                

Main bearings:                                    3 ball bearings (middle) and 2 roller bearings (front, rear).

Driving rod bearings:                         Roller bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft, 3 valves per cylinder (2 intake, 1 exhaust)

Power:                                                  100 hp/5000 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication,  splash lubrication. Special oil pipeline for front main bearing.

Power:                                                  2 Solex 35 or 2 Zenith 36, petrol tank at the back.                    

Ignition:                                                Magneto ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. (Bosch FH8, Scintilla AG 8 or SEV) 1-5-2-6-3-7-4-8                    

Cooling:                                                                Honeycomb radiator, water pump                                                

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Apart on two transverse tubes, 4 gears and reverse ,  shaft drive.

Gear lever:                                           Right outside bodywork.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.42 II 1.84 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3.60 or 1:3.86 or 1:4.15

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel  ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid hollow shaft with semi-elliptical leaf springs running through the shaft.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes:                                                  Front and rear cable brakes (270 mm drums integrated into wheel)

 Steering:                                              Worm and nut.  Smaller steering box. Achermann

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2400 mm                             

Track front/rear:                                1200/1200 mm  

Weight:                                                750 kg                                                  

Wheels:                                                Bugatti alu wheels with eight spokes, removable rim, integrated brake drums

Tires:                                                     710 x 90, 27 x 4.4, 28 x 4.95

 

Specific:

-Chassis numbers 4323-4965 (including T30, T35,T36 and T39)

-Engine T30 formed basic for engine T35, engine T32 was  Clutch between engine T30 and T35. 

-Chassis and bodywork ditto T37, T39 and T51.

-Prototype T35 had additional small leaf spring above the largest leaf spring in the front.

-First 10 T35's split chassis.

-First wheels had rim with 32 screws, later 24 screws.

 

 

T35C

 

Production:                                         1927-1930                          

Number:                                               52                                         

                                              

Engine:                                                 Shared crankcase.

Cylinders:                                             8 in line (2 x 4)                   

Boring x stroke:                                  60 x 88 mm                         

Cylinder capacity:                               1991 cc                                

Main bearings:                                    3 ball bearings (middle) and 2 roller bearings (front, rear)                      

Connection rod bearings:                 Roller bearings.                                  

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft, 3 valves per cylinder (2 intake, 1 exhaust)

Power:                                                  135 hp/5500 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication,  splash lubrication. Special oil pipeline for front main bearing.

Power:                                                  1 Zenith 48K, Rootscompressor, petrol tank at the back.                         

Ignition:                                                Magneto ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. (Bosch FH8, Scintilla AG 8 or SEV) 1-5-2-6-3-7-4-8                    

Cooling:                                                                Honeycomb radiator, water pump                                                

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Apart on two transverse tubes, 4 gears and reverse ,  shaft drive.

Gear lever:                                           Right outside bodywork.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.42 II 1.84 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3.60 or 1:3.86 or 1:4.15

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid hollow shaft with semi-elliptical leaf springs running through the shaft.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes:                                                  Front and rear cable brakes (usually 330 mm drums integrated into wheel)

 Steering:                                              Worm and nut.  Smaller steering box. Achermann

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2400 mm                             

Track front/rear:                                1200/1200 mm  

Weight:                                                750 kg                                                  

Wheels:                                                Bugatti alu wheels with eight spokes, removable rim, integrated brake drums

Tires:                                                     710 x 90, 27 x 4.4, 28 x 4.95

 

Specific:

-Chassis numbers 4323-4965 (including T30, T35,T36 and T39)

-Engine T30 formed basic for engine T35, engine T32 was  Clutch between engine T30 and T35. 

-Chassis and bodywork ditto T37, T39 and T51.

-Compressor models have a hole at the top right in the bonnet (overpressure valve compressor)

 

 

 

T35T

 

Production:                                         1926-1927                          

Number:                                               11                                         

                                              

Engine:                                                 Shared crankcase.             

Cylinders:                                             8 in line (2 x 4)                   

Boring x stroke:                                  60 x 100 mm                       

Displacement:                                     2262 cc                                

Main bearings:                                    3 ball bearings (middle) and 2 roller bearings (front, rear)                      

Connection rod bearings:                 Roller bearings.                                  

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft, 3 valves per cylinder (2 intake, 1 exhaust)

Power:                                                  120 hp/5200 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication,  splash lubrication. Special oil pipeline for front main bearing.

Power:                                                  2 Solex 40, petrol tank at the back.                               

Ignition:                                                Magneto ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. (Bosch FH8, Scintilla AG 8 or SEV) 1-5-2-6-3-7-4-8                    

Cooling:                                                                Honeycomb radiator, water pump                                                

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Apart on two transverse tubes, 4 gears and reverse ,  shaft drive.

Gear lever:                                           Right outside bodywork.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.42 II 1.84 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3.60 or 1:3.86 or 1:4.15

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid hollow shaft with semi-elliptical leaf springs running through the shaft.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes:                                                  Front and rear cable brakes (270 mm drums integrated in wheel, later 330 mm)

 Steering:                                              Worm and nut.  Smaller steering box. Achermann

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2400 mm                             

Track front/rear:                                1200/1200 mm  

Weight:                                                750 kg                                                  

Wheels:                                                Bugatti alu wheels with eight spokes, removable rim, integrated brake drums

Tires:                                                     28 x 4.75

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS numbers 4323-4965 (including T30, all T35,T36 and T39)

-Engine T30 formed basic for engine T35, engine T32 was  Clutch between engine T30 and T35. 

-Chassis and bodywork ditto T37, T39 and T51.

-T35T and T35B had a compression plate.

-T stands for Targa.

 

 

T35B

 

Production:                                         1926-1930                          

Number:                                               45                                         

                                              

Engine:                                                 Shared crankcase.

Cylinders:                                             8 in line (2 x 4)                   

Boring x stroke:                                  60 x 100 mm                       

Displacement:                                     2262 cc                                

Main bearings:                                    3 ball bearings (middle) and 2 roller bearings (front, rear)                      

Connection rod bearings:                 Roller bearings.                                  

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft, 3 valves per cylinder (2 intake, 1 exhaust)

Power:                                                  135 hp/5500 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication,  splash lubrication. Special oil pipeline for front main bearing.

Petrol supply:                                      1 Solex  46 or 1 Zenith 48K, Rootscompressor, petrol tank at the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. (Bosch FH8, Scintilla AG 8 or SEV) 1-5-2-6-3-7-4-8                    

Cooling:                                                                Honeycomb radiator, water pump                                                

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple clutch, (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Apart on two transverse tubes, 4 gears and reverse ,  shaft drive.

Gear lever:                                           Right outside bodywork.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.42 II 1.84 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3.60 or 1:3.86 or 1:4.15

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid hollow shaft with semi-elliptical leaf springs running through the shaft.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes:                                                  Front and rear cable brakes (usually 330 mm drums integrated into wheel)

 Steering:                                              Worm and nut.  Smaller steering box. Achermann

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2400 mm                             

Track front/rear:                                1200/1200 mm  

Weight:                                                750 kg                                                  

Wheels:                                                Bugatti alu wheels with eight spokes, removable rim, integrated brake drums

Tires:                                                     710 x 90, 27 x 4.4, 28 x 4.95

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS numbers 4323-4965 (including T30, all T35s, T36 and T39)

-Engine T30 formed basic for engine T35, engine T32 was  Clutch between engine T30 and T35. 

-Chassis and bodywork ditto T37, T39 and T51.

-Compressor models have a hole at the top right in the bonnet (overpressure valve compressor).

-Most T35Bs had wider radiator.

-T35T and T35B had a compression plate.

-T35B was officially the T35TC (Targa Compressor).

 

T35/36

 

Production:                                         1926                     

Number:                                               1                                            

                                              

Engine:                                                 Shared crankcase.

Cylinders:                                             8 in line (2 x 4)                   

Bore x stroke:                                     51.3 x 66 mm                      

Cylinder capacity:                               1092 cc                                

Main bearings:                                    3 ball bearings (middle) and 2 roller bearings (front, rear)                      

Connection rod bearings:                 Roller bearings.                                  

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft, 3 valves per cylinder (2 intake, 1 exhaust)

Power:                                                  80 hp/5000 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication,  splash lubrication. 

Power:                                                  1 Zenith 36, Rootscompressor Moglia, petrol tank at the back.

Ignition:                                                Magneto ignition, 1 spark plug per cylinder. 1-5-2-6-3-7-4-8                 

Cooling:                                                                Honeycomb radiator, water pump                                                

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple clutch (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Apart on two transverse tubes, 4 gears and reverse ,  shaft drive.

Gear lever:                                           Right outside bodywork.

Gear  ratios:                                         I 2.42 II 1.84 III 1.30 IV 1.00

Final ratio:                                            1:3.60 or 1:3.86 or 1:4.15

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid hollow shaft with semi-elliptical leaf springs running through the shaft.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes:                                                  Front and rear cable brakes (270 mm drums integrated into wheel)

 Steering:                                              Worm and nut.  Smaller steering box. Achermann

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2400 mm                             

Track front/rear:                                1200/1200 mm  

Weight:                                                750 kg                                                  

Wheels:                                                Bugatti alu wheels with eight spokes, removable rim, integrated brake drums

Tires:                                                     710 x 90, 27 x 4.4, 28 x 4.95

 

Specific:

-Used once in GP of Alsace in 1926.

-Engine ditto as T39B # 4751 and 4790 (which were initially T36's with a T39 engine).

-Was together with 4751 and 4790 the first Bugatti with compressor.

 

 

 

T35A Tecla

 

Production:                                         1926-1929                          

Number:                                               139                                       

                                              

Engine:                                                 One-piece crankcase.       

Cylinders:                                             8 in line (2 x 4)                   

Boring x stroke:                                  60 x 88 mm                         

Cylinder capacity:                               1991 cc                                

Main bearings:                                    3 ball bearings and bearing                             

Connection rod bearings:                 Roller bearings.                                  

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft, 3 valves per cylinder (2 intake, 1 exhaust)

Power:                                                  70 hp/4000 rpm.

Distribution:                                         Vertical drive shaft with bevel gears.

Lubrication:                                         Jet lubrication,  splash lubrication.

Power:                                                  2 Solex or Zenith, petrol tank at the back.                   

 Ignition:                                               Coil ignition (some had Bosch Magneto ignition)  1-5-2-6-3-7-4-8

Cooling:                                                                Honeycomb radiator, water pump                                                

 

Transmission:                                      Rear-wheel drive.

Clutch:                                                  Wet multiple clutch (10 plates).

Gearbox:                                              Apart on two transverse tubes, 4 gears and reverse ,  shaft drive.

Gear lever:                                           Right outside bodywork.

Gear  ratios:

Final ratio:                                            1:3,86

 

Chassis:                                                 Pressed steel ladder chassis.

Front suspension:                               Rigid hollow shaft with semi-elliptical leaf springs running through the shaft.

Rear suspension:                                Rigid axle with inverted quarter-elliptical leaf springs.

Brakes:                                                  Front and rear cable brakes (270 mm drums integrated into wheel)

 Steering:                                              Worm and nut.  Smaller steering box. Achermann

 

General dates:

Wheelbase:                                         2400 mm                             

Track front/rear:                                1200/1200 mm  

Weight:                                                750 kg                                                  

Wheels:                                                Wire spoke, GP wheels as an option.

Tires:                                                     27 x 4.4

 

Specific:

-CHASSIS numbers 4335-4910 (including T30, all T35s)

-Engine T30 formed basic for engine T35A.

-Chassis and bodywork ditto T37, T39 and T51.

-Smaller radiator than the GP cars.

-Brakes from Brescia.

 

T36

 

Production:                                         1925

Number:                                               2

                                              

Engine:                                                 One-piece crankcase.       

Cylinders:                                             8 in line (2 x 4)

Bore x stroke:                                     52 x 88 mm

Displacement:                                     1495 cc

Main bearings:                                    3 ball bearings (middle) and 2 roller bearings (front, rear)

Driving rod bearings:                         Roller bearings.

Valve mechanism:                               1 overhead cam shaft, 3 valves per cylinder (2 intake, 1 exhaust)

Power: