PHIL LLEWELLIN

Autos: Hello, Old Friend

On Nov. 19, 1987, a month after the Black Monday stock market crash, a Christie’s auctioneer named Robert Brooks auctioned off a 1930 Bugatti Type 41 Royale for a world-record $10 million. Last year, Brooks was informed that the Japanese multinational corporation that bought the car in 1987 wanted to sell it—and hoped he would […]