1925 Bugatti Brescia Type 22
It uised the multi-valve Brescia ingine an 2000 examples wur biggit frae 1920 throu 1926 makin it the first full-production multi-valve caur iver made. On 10 July 2009 a 1925 Bugatti Brescia Type 22 which had lain at the bottom of Lake Maggiore on the border of Switzerland and Italy for 75 years was recovered from the lake.
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1925 bugatti brescia type 22. This car has become one of the most celebrated of all Bugattis having lain submerged beneath the waters of Lake Maggiore in Switzerland for more than 70 years. Most road cars used an eight-valve engine though five Type 13 racers had 16-valve heads some of the first ever produced. View Cars For Sale.
The Type 13 was the first true Bugatti car. September 4 2019 On Thursday August 29 2019 the Mullin Automotive Museum unveiled a new collage by conceptual artist visual storyteller and car enthusiast Heidi Mraz. Recovered 1925 Bugatti Type 22 Brescia Click above for high-res image gallery.
The Mullin Museum in Oxnard California bought it at auction for 351343 at Bonhams Rétromobile sale in Paris in 2010. An archeological find of some magnitude went under the hammer on January 23 2010 when a rusted 1925 Bugatti Type 22 Brescia that had spent the last three quarters of a century at the bottom of a. Fitted with a variety of striking and elegant sports as well as more conventional touring bodies they were a huge success.
Some 2000 Brescias were built between 1914 and 1926 with engine capacities of 1368 1453 and 1496cc. Production of the Type 13 and later Types 15 17 22 and 23 began with the companys founding in 1910 and lasted through 1920 with 435 examples produced. Bodé soon left for home with his new machine but with no cash in pocket he was unable to pay its import duties when he was stopped at the Swiss border.
1925 Bugatti Brescia Type 22 Roadster. 1925 Bugatti Type 23 Brescia Ex Hugh Conway Söderström Collection. You might remember a story from last summer about the recovery of a vintage Bugatti from a lake in Italy.
The Bugatti Type 13 - Ettore Bugattis first automobile to speak of - was a revolutionary design for its time and went on to claim innumerable race victories. This car is no longer available. The local mythology surrounding the Bugatti in Lake Maggiore was well known.
By Miles Collier on April 1 2010 in Etceterini April 2010 issue. Famous the majority of the models were either the Type 22 with its 24m wheelbase or the Type 23 with a 255m wheelbase. Its whereabouts had been known to the local dive club for.
Bugatti roadster 1932 for sale price back in 1932 1934 replica concept 1935 esdersbugatti atlantic roadsterbugatti type 22 brescia roadsterbugatti 35b roadsterbugatti chiron. Lance Lambert brings The Vintage Vehicle Show viewers to the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard California to see this 1925 Bugatti Brescia which spent over. Bugatti Type 23 Brescia 2-Seater Boattail 1925 Bugatti caipitalized on the racin success o the Type 13 Brescia wi the full-production post-war Brescia Tourer.
Latest from the Blog. When production of the 16-valve model came to an end in mid 1926 a total of just over 2000 examples. This particular 1925 Bugatti Type 22 Brescia Roadster used to belong to Golden Age of Grand Prix driver René Dreyfus who lost it in a drunken poker game to Swiss playboy Adalbert Bodé in Paris in 1934.
The 1925 Bugatti Type 22 Brescia Roadster used to belong to Grand Prix driver René Dreyfus who lost it in a drunken poker game to Swiss playboy Adalbert Bodé in Paris in 1934. Explore this photo album by Steve Sexton on Flickr. Collecting Cars visit William IAnson Ltd.
Now on display at the museum the collage by conceptual artist Heidi Mraz tells the moving story of the 1925 Bugatti Type 22 Brescia Roadster. A VINTAGE 1925 Bugatti Type 22 Brescia Roadster was recovered from the bottom of Lake Maggiore on the border of Switzerland and Italy in 2009 after sitting underwater for 73 years. Collecting Cars dropped by for a behind the scenes with us at the showroom.
Bodé left for home with his new machine but was unable to pay its import duties when he was stopped at the Swiss border. Longer wheelbase Type 22 and Type 23 models were made both of which used the single-overhead-camshaft 16-valve Brescia engine and were built alongside 8-valve Petit Pur Sang versions.