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Vintage vehicles for sale in Paris

Wednesday, Feb 06, 2013 - 01:05

Feb. 6 - An exceptional array of motor cars and motorcycles are up for grabs in Paris, including a rare Bugatti and the plane used in the Oscar-winning film ''Out of Africa''. Tara Cleary reports.

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Looking like an early 20th century parking garage, Paris' Grand Palais is hosting more than 100 vintage cars and motorcycles. The vehicles are up for auction and Bonhams car specialist James Knight says one of the stars of the show is this Bugatti. SOUNDBITE: James Knight, Bonhams car specialist, saying (English): "It's a 1931 Bugatti type 54 Grand Prix car, the most powerful racing Bugatti they produced before the war." The sale also features a 1928 Rolls Royce and even a plane - the 1929 De Havilland Gipsy Moth biplane which "starred" in the film "Out of Africa". But it's not just wealthy collectors who should slow down and take a look, says Knight. SOUNDBITE: James Knight, Bonhams car specialist, saying (English): "We've got something for everybody, lots of different budgets, different prices of the motor cars and the motorcycles and different eras as well, we've got motor cars from the dawn of motoring through to fairly modern high performance and competition cars." So if you happen to be in Paris, why not pick up a new yet old set of wheels for your touring pleasure?

Vintage vehicles for sale in Paris

Wednesday, Feb 06, 2013 - 01:05

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