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1. The 1937 Bugatti Type 57S Atalante deserves a high bid.
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  -"Rare Bugatti untouched for 50 years could fetch millions:" report adsosletter  Jan-02-09 12:15 AM   #0 
  - The 1937 Bugatti Type 57S Atalante deserves a high bid.  flvegan   Jan-02-09 12:18 AM   #1 
  - Here's another article with more information  xenussister   Jan-02-09 04:28 PM   #55 
  - I wonder who will buy it  SillyFlower   Jan-02-09 12:20 AM   #2 
  - Jay Leno? Clive Cussler?  TahitiNut   Jan-02-09 12:27 AM   #4 
     - I hope Leno gets it  madokie   Jan-02-09 08:28 AM   #27 
     - Leno's cars are seen on the Speed Channel on "My Classic Car"  alfredo   Jan-02-09 02:04 PM   #47 
        - Video of Leno driving his 1937 Bugatti on his web site  xenussister   Jan-02-09 04:14 PM   #53 
           - I noticed too the Allard. Good car.  alfredo   Jan-02-09 06:00 PM   #57 
     - Cussler has a 1938 Bugatti. What's nice is his collection is available for the public to see  LibInTexas   Jan-02-09 01:38 PM   #44 
  - Drool...  MPK   Jan-02-09 12:23 AM   #3 
  - I'm not even a car freak but  SillyFlower   Jan-02-09 12:51 AM   #6 
  - Same here.  MPK   Jan-02-09 01:06 AM   #10 
  - The French made such elegant cars before the war.  JohnnyRingo   Jan-02-09 01:09 AM   #11 
  - They're not doing so bad nowadays...  XOKCowboy   Jan-02-09 02:17 AM   #24 
  - Even more impressive that some will take that new Veyron...  JohnnyRingo   Jan-02-09 04:52 AM   #25 
     - Too much carbon fibre, it looks fugly  DS1   Jan-02-09 08:30 AM   #28 
        - Beauty is in the eye of the beholder I guess  XOKCowboy   Jan-02-09 02:19 PM   #49 
  - I love the Delage, too  aint_no_life_nowhere   Jan-02-09 11:08 PM   #61 
     - Or this very rare Citroen Traction Avant cabriolet  aint_no_life_nowhere   Jan-03-09 01:48 AM   #63 
  - What is so awesome about it?  Orsino   Jan-02-09 08:24 AM   #26 
     - Not all car nuts are elitist snobs.  EOTE   Jan-02-09 11:07 AM   #37 
  - With its provenance I don't think it will leave Europe....all the real big  Historic NY   Jan-02-09 12:30 AM   #5 
  - I am a car buff....  AnneD   Jan-02-09 12:53 AM   #7 
  - Neither can I.  Kool Kitty   Jan-02-09 01:10 AM   #12 
  - Here is a link to the BBC story  adsosletter   Jan-02-09 12:54 AM   #8 
  - Here's what it looked like when they found it.  alfredo   Jan-02-09 01:03 AM   #9 
  - The last pic looks that the great grandpa of the XKE  SoCalDem   Jan-02-09 01:27 AM   #13 
  - That one's really cool, love the Brit Racing Green, my husband had a 66...  bridgit   Jan-02-09 01:37 AM   #15 
  - They were screamin' machines, weren't they..  SoCalDem   Jan-02-09 01:44 AM   #18 
  - Hahaha, dang, fine cars evi-where, wish I had driven it, I was a little Spitfire girl  bridgit   Jan-02-09 01:50 AM   #20 
  - We had a friend who had a car we called "alphabet"  SoCalDem   Jan-02-09 01:55 AM   #22 
  - heh-heh, good one!!  bridgit   Jan-02-09 01:56 AM   #23 
  - I owned a triump spitfire gt 6 plus for a few days  madokie   Jan-02-09 08:35 AM   #29 
  - I liked their hardtops. It was good you did. The Brits had a blind spot  alfredo   Jan-02-09 10:55 AM   #34 
  - I loved that little car, drove it while at college perfect for me running between jobs...  bridgit   Jan-02-09 11:14 AM   #38 
  - Yes memories are good  madokie   Jan-02-09 11:26 AM   #40 
     - And to you too, madokie  bridgit   Jan-02-09 04:01 PM   #51 
  - Friend of mine still has one  seemunkee   Jan-02-09 02:20 PM   #50 
     - No doubt, love the Healy 3000's  bridgit   Jan-02-09 04:04 PM   #52 
  - That is a cute car. My big sister had a Morris Mini Minor.  alfredo   Jan-03-09 10:58 AM   #64 
  - I came within an inch of buying a Griffin. I took it for a test drive and  alfredo   Jan-02-09 11:06 AM   #36 
  - I had a '66 E-Type  Crabby Appleton   Jan-02-09 12:24 PM   #43 
  - the first picture reminds me of my world. Musty old cars in dark garages.  alfredo   Jan-02-09 10:46 AM   #32 
     - My brother-in-law does the interiors of autos  merh   Jan-02-09 11:01 AM   #35 
        - I saw dad make a bucket seat for Ed Hill's twin. He didn't use a measuring  alfredo   Jan-02-09 11:20 AM   #39 
           - My BIL didn't want to leave his shop  merh   Jan-02-09 11:34 AM   #41 
              - Sometimes businesses are content with the volume of work and  alfredo   Jan-02-09 01:53 PM   #45 
                 - it is beyond their comfort zone  merh   Jan-02-09 07:29 PM   #58 
                    - Good. An old army buddy of mine built a bath tub sized boat and sailed  alfredo   Jan-02-09 10:24 PM   #59 
                       - that's one hell of a sailboat  merh   Jan-02-09 10:54 PM   #60 
                          - He was a risk taker, but he backed it up with attention to detail and  alfredo   Jan-03-09 12:37 AM   #62 
  - I keep coming back to look at that bottom one.  MPK   Jan-02-09 01:42 AM   #17 
  - That one is bad ass, it's like it's from Sky Capt & The World of Tomorrow  bridgit   Jan-02-09 01:45 AM   #19 
  - I still need to see that.  MPK   Jan-02-09 01:55 AM   #21 
  - Look at the new Morgan's. They still have that look.  alfredo   Jan-02-09 02:00 PM   #46 
  - Looks designed by people who spelled "future" with a Capital F, Dammit  Posteritatis   Jan-02-09 04:27 PM   #54 
  - when/if electrics cars become "the thing"- it would be nice to see 'style' return to cars...  QuestionAll   Jan-02-09 02:09 PM   #48 
     - I dunno, playing around with both attributes at once could be interesting too (nt)  Posteritatis   Jan-02-09 04:34 PM   #56 
  - When I was a college freshman in 1968.. a friend of mine asked her grandparents  SoCalDem   Jan-02-09 01:32 AM   #14 
  - That looks like Truman's car. Dad worked on Truman's car  alfredo   Jan-02-09 10:35 AM   #31 
  - What a find!  bridgit   Jan-02-09 01:38 AM   #16 
  - ah -- now that is a beautiful car. nt  xchrom   Jan-02-09 09:23 AM   #30 
  - But how many mpg's does it get?  kentuck   Jan-02-09 10:54 AM   #33 
  - the bugatti sexarossa  frylock   Jan-02-09 11:45 AM   #42 

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