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Bugatti sheds some light on one of the most valuable cars of all time

The Bugatti Atlantic Chassis no. 57 453 hasn't been seen since 1938.
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Bugatti Atlantic Chassis 57 453

Arguably one of the most beautiful cars of all time, only four Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic Coupes were made from 1936-1938, one of which is the crown jewel in Ralph Lauren's legendary car collection, chassis 57 591, which is also the last Atlantic produced. While that model is special in its own right, it's the second Atlantic build that is one of the most sought-after automobiles of all time. 

Built for Ettore Bugatti's son, Jean Bugatti, chassis 57 453 aka “La Voiture Noire” featured an all-black finish and it hasn't been seen since 1938. Considered to be one of the greatest mysteries in automotive history, the company suspects the car was moved to a safer region of France during the invasion of Alsace and experts say it could very well be worth more than $100,000,000 if it was ever found.

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