Bugatti

Abandoned Auto Factories Around the World

Sometimes old automobile factories are put to good use when the assembly line finally stops moving. We’re not talking about those places in this episode. Join Scott and Ben as they discuss the decrepit remains of some once-great car factories.

The Bugatti Sale of the Century (16 photos)

A Trainload of Bugattis

In 1964, collector Fritz Schlumpf (of France) bought 30 Bugattis -- the largest collection in the U.S. at the time -- from John W. Shakespeare (of Illinois) and had them shipped to Europe. Schlumpf reportedly carried a whip to keep curious onlookers away from the valuable cars as they arrived.