Bugatti scale drawings
Maintained by Jaap Horst
Those who ever tried to build a miniature from scratch, or even tried to modify an existing miniature, know how important it is to have good scale (if possible with measures) drawings of the car you want to make.
I here have gathered some of the drawings I encountered and where to find them! If you know of any others, you can let me know at: J.J.Horst@bigfoot.com If it is impossible for you to get the source (mentioned at the bottom of the page), I can make photocopies for you.
3a: I now have the Royale Weinberger drawing copied (Big A1 format, quite costly), including packaging and posting, Iīll send it to you for $15. please send me cash, as cheques cost me $10 to cash. Address below. I am convinced that this drawing will enable you to build the Bugatti Royale from scratch, itīs the same one as Gerald Wingrove used!
3432 EH Nieuwegein
In the list below first the type is mentioned, than model and source. Follows some details about what is available.
De Dietrich , Source:2, Side and top view of chassis, engine details. some measures.
Mathis-Hermes , Source:5, Side and top view of chassis, engine details. no measures.
Deutz, 1st design, Source:2, Side and top view of chassis, engine details. some measures.
Deutz, 2nd design, Source:2, Side and top view of chassis, engine details. some measures.
Peugeot Bebe , Source:2, Side and top view of chassis, engine details. No measures.
T13 (1913-14) , Source:2, Side and top view of chassis, engine details. no measures.
T13, 22, 23 , Source:2, Side and top view of chassis, no engine details. measures.
T35 radiator , Source:2, Side, front and top view. some measures.
T36 single-seat , Source:1, Front, side and top view of body and chassis, measures, engine placement, no details. No rear springs!
T41 Royale Weinberger Cabriolet
, Source:3a, Everything you always wanted to know, but were afraid to ask for! (see above!!)
T43 Grand Sport , Source:3a, Side, top, front, rear views. Interior, dashboard, wheel, steering wheel.
T45 16 cylinder , Source:2, Side and top view of chassis, some engine details. some measures.
T51 , Source:2, Side and top view of body. some measures.
T53 , Source:1, Frontal view of front suspension. No measures.
T57 Aerolithe , Source:1, Side view of body. No measures.
T57 Aravis , Source:1, Side view of body. No measures.
T57S , Source:1, Chassis side and top view. No engine details.
T57S Atlantic , Source:1, Side and top view of body, No measures.
T57G Tank , Source:1, Side and Top view of body. No measures.
T59 , Source:2, Side and top view of chassis + body, front view, no engine details. some measures.
Autorail , Source:5, Side external and top interior view, some measures.
100P Airplane , Source:3b, Various views.
Generally all books have small body drawings, and lots of engine drawings as well.
- Pierre Dumont, Bugatti, Thoroughbreds from Molsheim, 1975, EPA, Paris (French title: Bugatti, Les "Pur Sang" de Molsheim.) There are a lot of chassis drawings here, from the side, with very little detail, but including measures. These are not given all here!
- Hugh Conway, Bugatti - Le pur-sang des automobiles, 1974, Foulis, England.
- Source unknown, but copy in my possession.
a: By Gerald and/or Phillys Wingrove
b: From various sources, including kits and articles.
- Paul Kestler, Bugatti, Evolution of a style, 1977, Edita. Side views of almost all bodies, in color, no measures.
- Bugatti, by Borgeson, 1981, Osprey.
Vive La Marque !!
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