Bugatti Type 49 (1930 - 1934)

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dimensions & weights
  mm inches  
Wheelbase 3226  127   
Track/tread (front) 1270  50   
Track/tread (rear) 1270  50   
Length 4191  165   
Width 1626  64   
length:wheelbase ratio 1.3
Kerb weight 1308 kg 2884 lb  
fuel tank capacity 68.2 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Bugatti
Cylinders Straight 8
Capacity 3.3 litre
3257 cc
(198.754 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 72 × 100 mm 
2.83 × 3.94 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.72
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC) 
3 valves per cylinder 
24 valves in total
maximum power output 86 PS (85 bhp) (63 kW)
Specific output 26.1 bhp/litre
0.43 bhp/cu in
Fuel system 1 Schebler carburettor
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 407.13 cc
Aspiration Normal
Intercooler None
Power-to-weight ratio 65.89 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
48.46 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
64.98 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.64 kg/kW
34.47 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 5.25
Tyres rear 28 x 5.25
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.17

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