Bugatti T 41 Royale Weinberger Cabriolet (1932)

Moritzamica

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Bugatti T 41 Royale Weinberger Cabriolet (1932)

41.121 - Cabriolet Weinberger
Chassis no.41.121, Bugatti Type 41 Royale 'Weinberger Cabriolet' 1931

The third car is chassis no.41.121
Known as the Cabriolet Weinberger
Sold in 1932 to German obstetrician Josef Fuchs, who specified coach builder Ludwig Weinberger of Munich to build him an open cabriolet. Painted black with yellow, the car was delivered to Dr Fuchs in May, 1932.[4]
As political tensions rose in pre-war Germany, Fuchs, relocated to Italy, then Japan; before permanently relocating to New York around 1937, bringing the Royale with him.[8]
Admired in Dr Fuchs ownership by Charles Chayne, later CEO of General Motors. Chayne later found the car in a scrap yard in New York, buying it in 1946 for $400.[8]
Chayne modified the car to make it more road usable, with the completed car featuring from 1947 onwards: a brand-new intake manifold with four carburetors, instead of the original single carb setup; a new paint scheme of oyster white with a dark green trim and convertible roof
In 1957, after running the car for ten years, Chayne donated the car to the Henry Ford Museum, located in Dearborn, Michigan, where it still resides.[8] The associated placard, in its entirety, reads: "1931 Bugatti Royale Type 41 Cabriolet, Ettore Bugatti, Molsheim, France, Body by Weinberger, OHC, in-line 8 cylinder, 300 horsepower, 779 cu.in. displacement, 7,035 lb (3,191 kg). Original price: $43,000, Gift of Charles and Esther Chayne."
 

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HakRus

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@Moritzamica
Do you happen to Russian? :D You have almost all the blueprints from Russian sources. Thanks for the blueprints !
 

Moritzamica

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@Moritzamica
Do you happen to Russian? :D You have almost all the blueprints from Russian sources. Thanks for the blueprints !
No I´m from Germany. I don´t know why, but in the East-European countries are more resources for blueprints then in other countries.
 

HakRus

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@Moritzamica
Indeed in the Western Resource rarely come across ... Yet there is sometimes in Spanish, Portuguese and Italian sites)) Keywords Dimensio, Planos and so on. In Russian, try- чертежи автомобиля, размеры,габариты,схема Good luck;)