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Bugatti from 1931 sold for record price

2020-02-09T11:11:17.491Z

The racing car had competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1931



Illustration of a Bugatti. - G. VARELA / 20 MINUTES

Sold, sold! A Bugatti type 55 roadster from 1931 bodied by Figoni was sold for a pretty sum of 4.6 million euros this week in Paris. Or the record of the auction organized by the Bonhams house at the Grand Palais, last Wednesday and Thursday.

The racing car was driven by Guy Bouriat and Louis Chiron at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1931 and belonged to the British Geoffrey St John for fifty-five years, according to the Latest News from Alsace .

It is not the first time that Bugatti, flagship of the Alsatian town of Molsheim, has hit the headlines at auction. In 2016 at Amelia Island, a Bugatti type 57 SC Sport Tourer from 1937 had found takers against ... 9.7 million euros, recalls the regional daily.

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Source: 20minf

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