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…

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…

Choose and perish

Superbowl 48 is coming to your TV in a week or so, and we’ll all get the opportunity to root for a bunch of rich guys against the other rich guys.  Not to be lost among the endorsement deals and guaranteed free agent money that is sure to rain down on the victors is the…

Barrett Jackson in a Nutshell

4 Bugatti Veyrons. (Technically, there were 5 for a little bit, but I didn’t see the last one.) Not just the one for sale. Why?  Why the hell not?  Who doesn’t want to see $10mm in Bugattis?  Plus, that is kind of the B-J modus operandi: too many is not enough.  More on that in some…