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Old 9th August 2010, 23:37   #46
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And what is the identity of the Type 46 (Corsica bodied ex-Nawanagar car with the famous "lightning stripes") ? The Bugatti Trust has pictures
Hi Travancore. I am onto something. How do you know that the lightning stripes car is ex-Nawanagar? I am told that this is not the case. More later.

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A couple of very cool early Bugatti photos can be seen in this excellent thread

https://www.team-bhp.com/forum/vinta...ml#post2338456
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Not sure where to put this, not enough Bugattis for a thread of their own so I'll put it here: I presume this is the same Type 44 that is in V. Mallya's collection.
As Elizabeth Junek, the famous racing driver who was given this car by Ettore Bugatti, came to India and Ceylon and then sold it in India, I suppose the photo could be in India or Ceylon, does anyone recognize any clues?
In the Bugatti Register there is this picture under the same # as Elizabeth Junek's T44, but it looks as a completely different car to me. Anyone?
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Does anyone have info about the ex-Holkar Bugatti Type 57 Atlantic Coupe ?
I've heard rumors it was underground in Mumbai until a decade ago.
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unlikely there was this car in Mumbai till a decade ago.

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Does anyone have info about the ex-Holkar Bugatti Type 57 Atlantic Coupe ?
I've heard rumors it was underground in Mumbai until a decade ago.
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An update on the Jodhpur Bugatti

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An update on the Jodhpur Bugatti

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This article is a reprint, cause have read about this many moons ago. we are yet to recieve the current issue in namma bengaluru.
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Yes this is a reprint from one of the old issues of Auto India (or Indian Auto, I'm not sure). The article also mentioned that this may or may not be a true Bugatti - but probably a badged Bugatti. It also does not have a Bugatti engine - but a De Soto one. Please correct me if I am wrong.
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Yes this is a reprint from one of the old issues of Auto India (or Indian Auto, I'm not sure). The article also mentioned that this may or may not be a true Bugatti - but probably a badged Bugatti. It also does not have a Bugatti engine - but a De Soto one. Please correct me if I am wrong.
If published reports are to be believed, you ar correct V12! I had talked about this car back in Post # 14 on this thread. Good that the car is finally making some "headway". Cheers
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Yes this is a reprint from one of the old issues of Auto India (or Indian Auto, I'm not sure). The article also mentioned that this may or may not be a true Bugatti - but probably a badged Bugatti. It also does not have a Bugatti engine - but a De Soto one. Please correct me if I am wrong.
I don't know anything about Bugattis but when I saw the car in Jodhpur I recall being amazed at the detailing such as the Molsheim script on leaf spring shackle plates. I think the chassis and body to the rear of the cowl may still be the original. It may have lost the engine and the grill etc up front.
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Someone has posted this pic on Supercars and Exotics in Mumbai | Facebook and claimed it was clicked in Worli a few years back, but is not in Mumbai anymore. To my knowledge, its presently in VJM's collection. I had long heard rumors of a Bugatti being in Worli, and that it would come out after midnight to refuel at the Lotus Court Petrol Pump. But the car in question was a Type 57 and everyone I asked denied of knowing such a car existing in Mumbai. This pic has only proved that the Bugatti in Worli news was true, only difference being that it turned out to be a Type 44 and not 57.
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I would not believe a Type 57 Bugatti exists in India today. Not sure if any actually made it to India. The Holkars might have had one but in the UK.

Open to correction on the above.

Any further news on the "maharaja of Goa's" Bugatti ???
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I would not believe a Type 57 Bugatti exists in India today. Not sure if any actually made it to India. The Holkars might have had one but in the UK.

Open to correction on the above.

Any further news on the "maharaja of Goa's" Bugatti ???
A post on page 1 states that according to Bugatti's records, a Type 57 did make it to India and was ordered by the Holkars. There is no documentation about the car nor does anyone know its current whereabouts, so the possibility that it has gone underground (and could probably be in India) cannot be ruled out.

As for the Maharaja of Goa's Bugatti, there are 5-6 palaces in there. Anyone knows which of those is rumored to have it?
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As for the Maharaja of Goa's Bugatti, there are 5-6 palaces in there. Anyone knows which of those is rumored to have it?
I don't think it would be appreciated if I said where exactly the car is, but I understand the car is not in Goa. It is in fact not far from Bombay at all.
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I don't think it would be appreciated if I said where exactly the car is, but I understand the car is not in Goa. It is in fact not far from Bombay at all.
Can you at least share what model it is please
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