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41 Bugattis. In one vroom. Er, room.

  • 18 March 2014

Excuse us, Mr. Ace Hood, esteemed rapper of Florida, but you can go straight to hell.

“I woke up in a new Bugatti” is stuck in our heads and we can’t get it out, because of this:

The Art of Bugatti, a high-octane exhibit of the fanciest hand-welded automobiles gracing God’s great blacktop, showing this Saturday at the Mullin Automotive Museum.

These are the cars of the 1%.

The show comes compliments of classic car collector Peter Mullin, and will feature 100 pieces of Bugatti-wrought objets d’art (including furniture made by Ettore Bugatti's dad, Carlo).

On display: the Type 35 (winner of the 1926 Grand Prix World Championship), the incomparable 41 Royale and the current titleholder of world’s fastest production car, the Veyron.

Here’s a primer of what you’ll see on display.

To go in person, you’ll need to schedule a private visit. Mullin’s operation, housed in Otis Chandler’s erstwhile estate, is by-appointment-only.

‘Cause like Mr. Hood says, only the real get a piece of the plate.

Nota Bene: When you go, we suggest dining at Tierra Sur, the swanky Italian bistro in Herzog Wine Cellar. It’s exceptional and close to the museum.

The Specifics

The Mullin Automotive Museum

1421 Emerson Avenue
b/t Pacific and Statham
(805) 385-5400
from 03/23-12/13

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