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1931 Bugatti Type 41 "Royale"

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A three-quarter front view of the first Bugatti Type 41 ever built, the "Coupe Napoleon"

1931 Bugatti Type 41 "Royale"

Envisioned by Ettore Bugatti as the most luxurious car ever built, the Bugatti Type 41 (better known as the "Royale") was originally intended for royalty upon its 1926 production. Measuring in at an astounding 21 feet in length and 7,000 pounds, only six of these regal beauties were ever produced — none of them ending up in palace carports. Given its rarity and imposing elegance, Bugatti's opulent coupe has rightly become a Holy Grail of sorts amongst auto enthusiasts, with collectors reportedly paying as much as $20 million to park one in their garage.

Country of Origin: France
Years Produced: 1926-1933
Estimated Value: $10 million

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The Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard, California

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Hidden in an industrial park in the city of Oxnard, the Mullin Automotive Museum is home to an array of classic Bugatti models.



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