Bugatti Type 35B 

  • 1927
  • 140 HP 2.3L
  • 125 mph
To still perform well in formule libre events such as the Targa Florio, the type 35B was released alongside the Type 39.
The Type 35B marked the introduction of a blower to the Type 35 line.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Bugatti Type 35B


Type 35B
7 s
Venom GT
2.5 s
2.7 s

Top speed

Type 35B
125 mph
Venom GT
270 mph
Agera R
260 mph

Data points Key details of the Bugatti Type 35B


Type 35B
140 HP
Venom GT
1,200 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP

Engine size

Type 35B
2,261 cc
7,993 cc

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Bugatti Type 35B
Bugatti then reduced the bore of the existing Type 35 engine from 60mm to 52mm.
The engine was increased to 2.3 liters, having a bore and stroke of 65mm x 100mm.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Bugatti
Year 1927

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.81 lb/hp
Maximum hp 140 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 2,261 cc
Air compressor Supercharger
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 2.36 in / 3.94 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 3 valves

road tests

Top speed 125 mph
0-60mph 7 s


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears
Axle ratio 4.15:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,653 lb
Width 52 in
Length 144.9 in
Front track width 44.9 in
Wheelbase 94.5 in
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