Bugatti Type 39 Grand Prix 

  • built in France
  • 1925
  • 90 HP 1.5L
  • 115 mph
 
To comply with the 1.5 litre Grand Prix regulations, Bugatti built the Type 39 which was similar in specification to the larger Type 35C.
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Only the engine was modified to have a shorter stroke that was reduced by 22mm.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Bugatti Type 39 Grand Prix

Top speed

Type 39 Grand Prix
115 mph
Veyron
253 mph
Veneno
220 mph

0-100mph

Type 39 Grand Prix
9 s
GT 86
17.8 s
Nissan 350Z
13.8 s

Data points Key details of the Bugatti Type 39 Grand Prix

Number built

Type 39 Grand Prix
10 cars
LaFerrari
499 cars
Veyron
300 cars

Horsepower

Type 39 Grand Prix
90 HP
Veyron
987 HP
LaFerrari
950 HP

In The News From around the web

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Bugatti Type 39 Grand Prix

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Some engines were produced with an smaller bore to produce 1092cc.
Only the engine was modified to have a shorter stroke that was reduced by 22mm.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Bugatti
Type of car Race car
Year 1925
Number built 10 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 18.38 lb/hp
Maximum hp 90 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Maximum torque 60 ft-lb @ 2,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 1,496 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 2 in / 3.5 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 3 valves

road tests

Top speed 115 mph
0-100mph 9 s

transmission

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

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 483/? 127
Rear wheels 483/? 127

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,654 lb
Front track width 47.2 in
Wheelbase 94.5 in
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