Bugatti Veyron: Lucky Numbers

Welcome to the best used car lot on the planet. So many display cars are from dealers and auctioneers, but what do I care? I get to be up close and personal with cars that I would otherwise never get close to. In this case, it means Bugatti Veyrons 7 and 8 in my personal collection of…

Bugatti Chiron: It’s a thin line

It’s a thin line, between love and hate. The Persuaders, 1971 I want to like this car. I do. 1,500 horsepower out of 8.0 liters is amazing. That is way better specific output than my 123 hp out of 999 cc. It’s more than 7 times the power of the 8.2L V8 in a 1978…

Monday Unicorn: 1993 Bugatti EB110 GT

Yes, Virginia, it is a real car. It didn’t sell at RM on Thursday so there is a chance you can still snap it up. We’ll have more coverage of this car in the days ahead. There are still about 5,000 photos from auction week and the Concours to slog through.

BiJan

The is the Bijan by appointment showroom on Rodeo Drive. Parked every day in front every day is the late Bijan Pakrad’s personal Bugatti.  Evidently, Bijan also pimped out a Silver Wraith.What I hate: That the darker color is black, not a deep blue. That people in the world spend the price of my house for…

Headed to the Rodeo

What better way to celebrate Father’s Day than by strolling down Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, California. As it happened, Sunday was the Rodeo Drive Concours. OK, full disclosure – this was not a chance meeting. We took a 4 day holiday from the blast furnace that is summer in Phoenix to hang out in…