Artillery type wheels were fitted." The Bugatti Type 57S Atalante number 57502 is one of a batch of rare French sports coupe automobiles built in 1937 by the Bugatti company, a version of the Bugatti Type 57.
Of the 710 Type 57 cars built, only 43 were Type 57S and only 17 of those were produced with the in-house Bugatti Atalante coupe body style (termed coachwork), (not to be confused with the Type 57 Atlantic body).
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The phrase ' Testa Rossa' means 'redhead.' The most well known, the 250TR, was produced from 1957 to 1958; only 2 factory cars and 19 customer cars were built.
After the 250 GTO, the 250 Testa Rossa is the second most valuable Ferrari model, often valued at more than US$8,000,000.
The car was on the auction block for a total of 7 1/2 minutes.
The previous owner paid $5,000 for the car in 1970." " The Jaguar D-Type, like its predecessor the C-Type, was a factory-built race car.
When the cars appear at auction, which is rare, they command prices attained by only a few marquee cars.