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February 17, 2006

Bugatti Bliss

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

Thanks to Ben Ladd -- one of the amiable and helpful techies at our excellent webhost, GlobalNet -- who sent in a couple of photos he took at a recent Detroit auto fair. Both of these beauties are Bugattis. Here's the classic Bugatti Royale, looking very royal indeed.

And here's a revived edition, the Bugatti Veyron:

Pretty glam, if a little too aero-cyber for my tastes. Be that as it may, I find both of these cars to be refreshing antidotes to the Chrysler prototype whose unfortunate styling Donald was recently deploring.

Many thanks to Ben. Donald included photos of some other Bugatti beauties in this posting.



posted by Michael at February 17, 2006


I saw a Bugatti---like the first photo---for the first time in person (or the first time I recall) last summer in Dallas. It is completely amazing. You can just stand there and stare at it. It had its own very protected (roped off, even) parking spot in front of a restaurant. It really is one of those WOW! things. I kept walking around it trying to figure out what kind of car it was!

Posted by: annette on February 17, 2006 12:03 PM

Yeah, I saw one (virtually,if I might say so) in December of last year, on
Brian's site

Posted by: Tatyana on February 17, 2006 12:18 PM

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