Lot 3152

Gene Ponder Collection

1936 Bugatti Type 57G ‘Tank’ Recreation


$159,500 USD | Sold

United States | Marshall, Texas



Chassis No.
Engine No.
KG 4271-8
Cylinder Head
KG 4271-8
US Title
  • Hand-formed aluminum bodywork on a Copycats/Proteus C-Type recreation chassis
  • Inspired by the legendary Bugatti 57G “Tank,” winner of the 1936 French Grand Prix and 1937 24 Hours of Le Mans
  • Jaguar six-cylinder DOHC engine with C-Type head and dual SU carbs
  • Four-speed manual transmission
  • Details include Brooklands windscreens, Marchal headlamps, wood-rimmed steering wheel, and engine-turned dash with Park dash-mounted stop watch
  • Four-wheel disc brakes
  • Rides on Dunlop Racing tires on chrome Borrani knock-off wire wheels; full-size rear-mounted spare tire
  • Racing-style quick-fill fuel cap
  • A unique recreation built with high-quality workmanship throughout
  • Successfully completed the Colorado Grand
Please note that this lot is titled as a 1953 Jaguar.