BUGATTI CLASSICS No. 3
Photograph from the Jack Lawrence Collection
Type 51, 2.3-litre, supercharged, twin-cam Bugatti. The single-cam 2.3-litre Bugatti series was rrst produced in 1927 and was classified as Type 358 in supercharged form. In 1931 the Type 51 was introduced. Several of these cars came to this country and were raced by the late Richard Shuttleworth, Earl Howe, and the late C. Staniland, etc. The series is credited with a terrific record of successes in G.P. racing and represents perfection in orthodox design.