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Revealing the Bugatti Type 59 at 1:18 scale

Models now available

In the creation of this extraordinarily detailed model, we have utilised our deep knowledge and the extensive data we researched and collected for the development of our outstanding model at 1:8 scale. This very fine model replicates the car as it was raced to fifth position by Tazio Nuvolari at the Circuit de Monaco Grand Prix on the 2nd of April 1934. We are now accepting orders for the first batch of models scheduled for dispatch in the coming weeks.

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Bugatti Type 59 at 1:18 scale

Measures over 20 cms/8 inches long and required over 800 hours of development.

Bugatti Type 59 at 1:18 scale

Developed using digital scan data from an important example of the Bugatti Type 59.

Bugatti Type 59 at 1:18 scale

The ultimate expression of the Bugatti Grand Prix car, the Type 59 was a testament to Ettore and Jean Bugatti’s extraordinarily creative engineering talents. In an era when the art of race car design was arguably superseded by the science, the Type 59 remained competitive despite its continued use of ‘old-fashioned’ mechanics. Though often defeated by its more modern government-funded rivals, its long, low and slender bodywork, have earned it a very special place in Grand Prix history. The Type 59 remains Bugatti’s last successful Grand Prix racer.

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