Cheap, used Bugatti Veyron at auction a salty risk?

James Raia

It’s unlikely the purchase of a Bugatti Veyron, among the mot revered cars in the world, is ever classified as a bargain. But someone may be about to get a deal on a five-year-old Veyron — if they’re an automotive gambler.Cheap, used Bugatti Veyron at auction a salty risk? 1

There’s less than one day left on an auction site to bid on a 2006 Bugatti Veyron. The car is the infamous vehicle that was driven into a Texas lagoon two years ago. A 25-second video of the car’s high-speed lake entrance was a You Tube sensation.

The auction web site lists the car with a cash value of $1.5 million. Among the other statistics listed: coupe, gray, no key and the most relevant — salt water damage and salvaged title.

Sealed bids for the 2006 Bugatti Veyron will close at 9 a.m. March 23.

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Article Last Updated: March 22, 2011.

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