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Mullin debuts restored ’31 Bugatti

The Mullin Automotive Museum, a Southern California institution devoted to the preservation of French art and automobiles from the Art Deco era, debuted its restored 1931 Bugatti Type 50 S (chassis no. 50117) at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in mid-August. An extremely rare example, chassis no. 50117 is one of only a...

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Bugatti Boost: Mullin museum to expand Art Deco auto collection

Mullin Automotive Museum celebrates three-year anniversary OXNARD, Calif.  – The Mullin Automotive Museum, an institution dedicated to the preservation and celebration of French art and automobiles from the Art Deco era, has announced numerous additions to its collection of art, furniture and automobiles in celebration of the three-year anniversary of the museum’s opening. Over...

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Royale Treatment: Rare Bugatti mascot to hit auction block

It was Ettore Bugatti’s most exclusive creation, the Type 41 Royale. To finish off this grand automobile, the radiator mascot had to be something just as special and just as big. One of those rare mascots has surfaced and is being offered at auction. Bidding opens Nov. 14 and closes Dec. 12.

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Did Bugatti swim for cash? Jury to decide

Andy House, the driver who swerved a million-dollar super-car into a Texas swamp, will have to convince a jury that he didn’t purposely end up in the lagoon to collect insurance money. He will go to trial later this month. Three years ago, House, an auto dealer, told authorities he dropped his phone while...

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Mullin to debut Bugatti coachbuild at The Quail

The Mullin Automotive Museum, a Southern California institution devoted to the preservation of French art and automobiles from the Art Deco era, will unveil the virtually completed coachbuild of Jean Bugatti’s famed 1939 Bugatti Type 64 Coupe Chassis #64002 at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering this Friday.

The tiny, well-built Bugatti features unique nautical-style touring coachwork with elegant flying fenders.

Meet Marge’s Bugatti

A 1925 Bugatti Type 23 Brescia tourer from the David V. and Margery Uihlein Collection returned to Monterey, Calif., in the summer of 2011, a full 31 years after it had been selected as winner of the Briggs Cunningham “Most Elegant Open Car” trophy at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

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The Elegance at Hershey auctions Camaro for charity

HERSHEY, Pa. — Organizers of The Elegance at Hershey, a weekend-long series of vintage and collector charity car events June 8-10 at The Hotel Hershey® has placed a special 2002 Camaro RS Collector car up for auction on eBay, with proceeds to be directed to the Elegance at Hershey charities. The Elegance at Hershey...

Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles

SEMA ACTION NETWORK UPDATE Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles Michigan, the birthplace to many of the collector cars we cherish, has introduced legislation (S.B. 1146) that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their unlimited use as “exhibition” vehicles the entire month of August each...

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Bill Harrah’s legacy in pictures

“In the Harrah culture, there were organizational standards for all aspects of daily operations throughout departments to ensure the best business practices…the days of Bill Harrah are now rooted in history.” We salute what would have been the 100th birthday of Bill Harrah with photographs of his legacy. Enjoy.