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Ettore's Bugatti: Founder's Own Type 57C up for auction at Pebble Beach

by Noah Joseph (RSS feed) on Jun 4th, 2009 at 7:01PM

Ettore Bugatti's own 1936 Bugatti Type 57C – Click above for a high-res image gallery The concept of an "ordinary Bugatti" doesn't exist, all the more so when you're talking about the ultra-desirable Type 57. But even by Bugatti standards, this example is... well, exemplary. What you're looking at here is Ettore Bugatti's own Bugatti, a unique example built in 1936 for the founder's birthday, and managed to stay in pristine condition ever since. While restoration is commonplace for vehicles of this vintage, this example is strictly original. Despite its embattled location in Alsace... Read More

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