Monday, June 8, 2009

Bugatti Old Car

Bugatti automobile Founder is Ettore Bugatti, he was born in Milan, Italy, and the automobile company that bears his name was founded in Molsheim, a town in the Alsace, in those days a part of Germany and after 1919 a region of France.

1936 Bugatti Type 57C coupe

Bugatti automobile specialize create cars with artistic design given with artistic nature of Ettore's family (his father, Carlo Bugatti (1856–1940), was an important Art Nouveau furniture and jewelry designer). The company also enjoyed great success in early Grand Prix motor racing, winning the first ever Monaco Grand Prix. The company's success culminated with driver Jean-Pierre Wimille winning the 24 hours of Le Mans twice (in 1937 with Robert Benoist and 1939 with Pierre Veyron).

Old car from Bugatti model become antique cars that is much sought by the car collectors. One of Bugatti cars that will sell as on the auction on August 2009. A 1936 Bugatti Type 57C coupe, built as a gift for Ettore Bugatti, will be on the block at Gooding & Co.'s auction during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this August.Auction. The officials say they think this special Bugatti could break the record for the most expensive car sold at an auction, topping the $12.2 million paid recently for a 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa, this will become the most expensive car.

This car is produced while the world on World War II and still in great condition, as the factory took pains to protect it from damage during World War II. Even though Ettore died in 1947, the Bugatti factory maintained the car and upgraded some of its components. The factory finally sold the car in 1950, and none of the owners since has had any restoration done to the car.The Gooding auction also will have a number of race cars from the collection of Don Lyons, including a 1967 Gurney Eagle.

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