1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Showcased in California

Even though the financial crisis is still biting the automotive world around the globe, three months ago the record books were opened for the most impressive car sale in history (from the financial point of view).

The hero vehicle we are talking about is a 1936 Bugatti 57SC Atlantic, which was sold by DR. Peter Williamson’s foundation for an amount of money playing in the $30 to $40 million, to the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard, California.

According to emgcartech, the vehicle, which should be the world’s most expensive car, can now be enjoyed in the museum. However, the vehicle will be exhibited for a limited time, so if you want to get a closer look you, will have to hurry.

Over the past four decades, the Bugatti Atlantic has seldom been seen publicly, so its presence at the Mullin Automotive Museum will provide a rare insider’s view at the legendary vehicle for generations of enthusiasts,” a statement released by the museum said.

I am honored to have the opportunity to display the Bugatti Atlantic at our Art Deco museum,” Peter Mullin, founder of the Mullin Automotive Museum was quoted as saying by the aforementioned source. “The Art Deco Movement was driven by people who were fascinated by invention and innovation – by the exotic nature of new technology and materials, by art and design, by speed and by the machine – no automobile captures this spirit more than the Bugatti Atlantic. In the historic pantheon of automobiles the Atlantic is without peer.
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