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Nicolas Cage‘s rare Bugatti is for sale
Incredibly rare 1954 Bugatti Type 101, which once belonged to collector cars and movie star Nicolas Cage, will be available for purchase ...
Only a few of these models was constructed, and this is a single copy with loads of details that are the work of Jean Antema. It is expected to reach about 2 million. This car is sold by auction, as we find out Cage bought it in 2000, when he was the star of the movie Gone in Sixty Seconds. Because of its high costs and financial difficultiesCage has to sell this car.
Developed in the tradition of pre-war Bugatti Type 57, type 101 model was a limited edition - only six of these cars are made. In 1951, this car was first unveiled at the Paris Motor Show, but before Cage bought this car, it was part of the collection of the famous casino owner.
"This is an incredibly elegant car, with a beautiful black and red shades, which can be seen in his exquisite leather interior," said Philip Kantor from Bonhams auction house. "Bugatti company has created two types, 101 and 101C, and this this that we offer has a supercharger, which makes it even more desirable."
This is not even the most expensive Bugatti car, which Cage had in hiscollection. At one point, the actor possessed and in 1938 Bugatty Type T57C Atlante Coupe, in addition to a number of Ferrari, Lamborghini and Rolls Royce models.
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