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Unread 02-08-2009, 11:55 AM   #1
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Default Rare Bugatti supercar found after 50 years

If you're at all into these vintage cars you might enjoy this story. Can you imagine finding something like this in a garage?

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A rare 1937 Bugatti Type 57S Atalante Coupe, originally the property of Francis Curzon, the 5th Earl Howe, is seen displayed at the Retromobile Vintage Cars show, in Paris, Friday, Feb. 6, 2009. The car abandoned in the garage for 50 years has sold at auction for approximately euro3.100,000, US$ 4.006,000, Saturday.
Slideshow here: http://news.yahoo.com/nphotos/Rare-B...1f49ee0c1714c3
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Unread 02-08-2009, 02:12 PM   #2
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I'd kill for that amount of money... Not a bad car either, more of a fan of the Veyron myself though.
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I read an article about this awhile back, that is one amazing story about an amazing car.

I don't know about other people but I can't stand they Veyron, and I was so happy when the SSC Ultra Aero took the title of World's Fastest Car away from that ugly Bugatti.

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I thought the Ascari A10 was faster than the bugatti (and possibly the Zonda F Roadster)
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It's got amazing specs, but I agree for that kind of money they could've given it a more impressive body.
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I don't really see the attraction of very old cars.

For that money I would rather have a garage full of Supercars.

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I don't really see the attraction of very old cars.

For that money I would rather have a garage full of Supercars.
People throwing down that much money already have a garage full of supercars.

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