A sky-blue 1925 Bugatti Type 35B Grand Prix two-seater that has been called the “most beautiful racing car of all time” sold this weekend for $692,975.It was one of around 100 vintage vehicles for sale at Bonhams’ Goodwood Festival of Speed in Chichester, England.
The vintage auto was once owned by Jack Perkins, former director of the Bugatti Owners’ Club and past editor of Bugantics magazine, who purchased it for $98 after discovering it in 1950 at a British aerodrome.
It was expected to sell for between $652,000 and $815,000.
The top selling car at the show was a 954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Cabriolet that was once owned by legendary British Grand racecar driver Innes Ireland, which sold for $974, 350.
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