Bugatti Type 44 (1927 - 1930)

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dimensions & weights
  mm inches  
Wheelbase 3120  122.8   
Track/tread (front) 1250  49.2   
Track/tread (rear) 1250  49.2   
Kerb weight 1372 kg 3025 lb  
fuel tank capacity 59.1 litres 13 UK Gal 15.6 US Gal
 
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Bugatti
Cylinders Straight 8
Capacity 3 litre
2991 cc
(182.522 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 69 × 100 mm 
2.72 × 3.94 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.69
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC) 
3 valves per cylinder 
24 valves in total
maximum power output 81 PS (80 bhp) (60 kW)
Specific output 26.7 bhp/litre
0.44 bhp/cu in
Fuel system 1 Schebler carb
crankshaft bearings 9
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 373.88 cc
Aspiration Normal
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Maximum speed 137 km/h (85 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 59.12 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
43.48 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
58.31 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 23 kg/kW
38.42 lb/bhp
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Front suspension LA.SE.
Rear suspension LA.QE.
Tyres front 28 x 4.95
Tyres rear 28 x 4.95
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.17

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