Bugatti pulled from lake after 73 years to be sold at auction | The Sun |News
A LEGENDARY car that lay at the bottom of a lake for 73 years is set to fetch more than £80,000 at auction — the same as a brand new luxury motor.
The rare Bugatti was dumped in the water in 1936 by a frustrated Swiss official because the owner had abandoned it without paying the import tax.
In all its glory ... in this shape, a Bugatti can be worth up to £200,000
The value of the car was less than the money owed and the customs officer was compelled to destroy it.
He drove it over the Italian border to nearby Lake Maggiore — and pushed it into the deep waters.
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