30th September 2010

Wanted and Desired: 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic

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According to the tabloids, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie just purchased a $40 million dollar home in Italy, their third. For that not-inconsequential sum, the world’s #1 supercouple gets a “vineyard, stables, a movie theater, a gym, two swimming pools, all in 18,000 square feet with 15 bedrooms and seven bathrooms.” Not bad at all. Alternatively, they could have purchased a car. Not just any old car however, but very specifically a 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic. There are only three in the world, though maybe four and depending on how you feel about rebuilds, just two. Ralph Lauren owns one, an Argentinean gazillionaire owns the controversial second car, the fourth car is rumored to have been destroyed before WWII and we don’t know who owns the first car, chassis #57374, that you’re looking at here.

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