Latest posts with tags "Bugatti Brescia"

€260,500 paid for Bugatti in the lake

Jan 26, 2010 / Auctions

Bonhams has confirmed that a bidder paid €260,500 for the remains of a Bugatti that was pulled from the depths of Switzerland’s Lake Maggiore after 73 years. The price for the 1925 Bugatti Type 22 was even more astonishing given that it had a reserve price of between €70,000 and €90,000. The final high bidders […]

Brescia Bugatti Found in Swiss Lake To Be Auctioned

Jan 09, 2010 / Auctions

A rare Bugatti that has spent 73 years at the bottom of a Swiss lake is expected to fetch more than €90,000 at auction, the same as a brand new luxury motor. The 1925 open-top Type 22 is known as the Bugatti Brescia, after the Italian track where the model took the top four places […]

Rusty Rescue of a Bugatti in Switzerland

Jul 16, 2009 / Cars and Bikes

Original Bugatti’s are still to be found. Last Sunday a diving team lifted the wreckage of a Bugatti Brescia from the depths of Lago Maggiore near Ascona in Switzerland. For seventy years it had slumbered at a depth of more than fifty metres. Isn’t it amazing how these things survive?

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