A car that sold for £750 in 1963 and was nearly written-off after a drunk driver crashed into it was the undoubted star lot of the collectors’ car auctions in Paris during 2020 Retromobile week. A true supercar of its day, the 1932 Bugatti Type 55 roadster sold for €4.6 million (£3,892,888) in the same Grand Palais building where it had been unveiled more than 80 years earlier.
A Bugatti that was nearly written off in 1994 has sold for £3.8 million
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