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A beautiful, blown Type 37A.
In this very car I had my first GP-Bugatti ride, driven by owner Øivind Selvig, of Norway.
Photo: Jacob Munkhammar, Reference


Type 37 is, generally speaking, a four cylinder version of Type 35.

212 Type 37 (1925-29) and 78 Type 37A (1927-31) where made.


The blown Type 37A engine. Can one help falling in love with this piece of machinery?
Photo: Jacob Munkhammar, Reference

Model: Type 37Type 37A
Years made: 1926-30 1927-30
Engine type: 4 cyl. in-line, 3 valves/cyl., over-head cam
Engine size: 1496cc (69x100)
Supercharger: - yes
Power [hp @ rpm]: 60 @ 4700 85 @ 5000
Clutch: wet
Forward gears: 4
Drive: shaft
Front suspension: solid axle, 1/2-elliptical springs
Rear suspension: solid axle, reverse 1/4-elliptical springs
Brakes: cable operated drums
Size [m]: length 3.683, width 1.321
Wheelbase [m]: 2.4
Track [m]: 1.2
Tyre size: 27x4.40
Weight [kg]: c. 750


Check here for some pictures of Type 37 details.


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