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Volume 29 (2024), Issue 2

the ultimate - Last of the legendary Bugs: The 3.3 Type 59

by Ken W. Purdy - Article published in Sports Cars Illustrated, April 1957.

Featuring the legendary Bugatti Type 59 "LPG-211", chassis number 59124 (first registered with no. 54213). Here in the road car version for which it was most famous (Done when it was owned by Rodney E. Clarke), and how many enthusiasts envisage the Type 59, as in the miniature model by Bburago.

It has since been returned to the "original" (if that is possible) race car specifications, and is shown regularly, for example at the 2024 Retromobile at the stand of Lukas Huni.

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