Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic 

  • built in France
  • 1936
  • 210 HP 3.3L
  • 124 mph
 
With its low stance, powerful engine, lightweight construction, 123 mph (200 kph) top speed and influential teardrop body, many believe this is the ultimate Bugatti and the first supercar ever made.
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The 75 year history of each Bugatti Atlantic is entertaining conjecture for any Bugatti enthusiast.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic

0-60mph

Type 57SC Atlantic
10 s
Venom GT
2.5 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Type 57SC Atlantic
124 mph
Venom GT
270 mph
Agera R
260 mph

Data points Key details of the Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic

Number built

Type 57SC Atlantic
3 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Venom GT
30 cars

Horsepower

Type 57SC Atlantic
210 HP
Venom GT
1,200 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP

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Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic

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One of the most bizarre, elusive and expensive of cars is the Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic.
With its low stance, powerful engine, lightweight construction, 123 mph (200 kph) top speed and influential teardrop body, many believe this is the ultimate Bugatti and the first supercar ever made.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Bugatti
Type of car Production car
Year 1936
Number built 3 cars

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10 lb/hp
Maximum hp 210 HP @ 5,500 RPM
Max RPM 5,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 457/? 140
Rear wheels 457/? 165

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,101 lb
Front track width 53.1 in
Wheelbase 117.3 in

road tests

Top speed 124 mph
0-60mph 10 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

engine

Displacement 3,257 cc
Air compressor Supercharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Bore/stroke 2.83 in / 3.94 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 2 valves
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