CMC M-106 Bugatti 57 SC Corsica Roadster, 1938 Scale 1:18
British Colonel Godfrey Giles acquired a Bugatti 57 S chassis in 1937 for the roadster he would like to have. His brother Eric Giles undertook to design the bodywork, and an English coachbuilder Corsica executed his plan. It led to the birth of an astonishingly beautiful roadster. Its recorded registration took place in 1938, with the license plate number “GU7.” The roadster seemed to develop some engine problems later on. To fix them, a compressor and pistons of a different type were installed, hence the new type designation 57 SC, where C stands for “compressor.”
In 1985, the vehicle came to be owned by John Mozart, a renowned collector in California. At the end of 1995, he initiated a complete restoration of the car. The roadster re-emerged as a stunning beauty in a dark blue finish and won the much-coveted “Best of Show” award at the 1998 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. CMC has replicated the Mozart car in its contemporary gorgeous appearance as a high-end model of the first class.
We would like to thank Mr. Mozart and the Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. – Tradition for their generous support during the research and development process.
-Hand-assembled precision model composed of over 1,780 single parts
-Authentically formed and true-to-scale body, built after the contemporary appearance of the car found in John Mozart’s collection
-Precisely replicated frame made of metal
-Fully functional double-wing engine hood. The wings open to rest on specially-mounted metal buttons
-True-to-the-original replication of the front with beautifully-integrated head lamps
-Perfectly replicated radiator grille and functional metal radiator cap in a chrome finish
-Rear wheels covers with “half-moon” metal tabs
-Functional driver and passenger doors with finely-made hinges
-Highly detailed 8-cylinder in-line engine with all aggregates, pipes, and cabling
-Perfectly spoked wheels and two-wing central locking nuts with right- or left-hand threat for the release of the wheels
-Removable spare wheel in the trunk after the toggle screw is released
-Trunk lid is lockable
-A miniature version of the car jack, air-pump, grease gun and toolkit is enclosed in the trunk
-Finely replicated dashboard with all instruments and controls
-Elaborate under body with an exhaust system of stainless steel
-High-quality paintwork with an excellent finish
Technical Data (Original Vehicle)
• Output: 200hp at 5,500rpm
• Displacement: 3,257ccm
• Top speed: approx. 200km/hr
• Wheel base: 2,980mm
• Total length: approx. 4,510mm
• Track width front: 1,350mm
• Track width rear: 1,350mm
• Bore x stroke: 72 x 100mm
• Mechanical cable break
• Right-hand drive
• Dry sump lubrication
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