ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS & PUBLISHER'S NOTE 4 CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION TO THE TYPE 46 & 50 BUGATTIS 6 THE "BRESCIA" ERA 6 THREE-VALVE NARROW BLOCK GENERATION 6 ONE-PIECE ENGINES 7 THE FINAL GENERATION 7 TYPE 46 8 TYPE 50 9 TYPE 50S 11 TYPE 53 & 54 11 TYPE 50B 11 LIVING WITH A TYPE 50 11 THE THIRD LE MANS CAR 14 CHAPTER II FIXED HEAD COUPES & 2-DOOR SALOONS 16 CHAPTER III 4-DOOR SALOONS 44 CHAPTER IV CONVERTIBLES 60 CHAPTER V MOTORSPORT 90 CHAPTER V ANATOMY OF THE TYPE 46 & 50 BUGATTIS 101 CHAPTER VII SALES & PUBLICITY MATERIAL 115 APPENDICES I THE FACTORY SALES RECORDS 127 II THE BUGATTI TRUST 140 INDEX 141
Barrie Price, was the Chairman of the Bugatti Trust, now a Trustee, and is an acknowledged Bugatti expert.
In a word: excellent! Oldtimer Magazine/ Dreamcar Magazine This Veloce Classic has been reprinted after several years' absence; a concise illustrated history? Yes, but this book is so much more. ... If you share a passion for the offerings the famous French marque brought to the motoring world ... this reprint is a must Grant Ford - Freelance [A] wealth of information ... Bugattistes who missed the books the first time around will welcome these classic reprints. New Zealand Classic Car Bugatti aficionados will welcome the long-overdue reprinting of this third standard work in the series by Barrie Price on the great, even legendary, models of the beguiling pre-war French automotive producer Big End/All Torque Bugatti lovers, rejoice - two of the most coveted books on Ettore and Jean Bugatti's masterpieces have returned ... Libraries of new and experienced Bugattists alike require these volumes Old Cars Weekly A welcome addition to any Bugatti enthusiast's collection. Vintage Racecar/Vintage Roadcar essential Veloce Today another of Veloce Publishing's quality automotive books ... should be added to every Bugatti enthusiast's collection Pur Sang This is a fabulous book both in terms of writing and illustration. At last the Type 46 and the Type 50 have gained some long-overdue recognition.- On Magazine.