Bugatti car riding through the streets of interwar Vilnius

A Bugatti car, riding through the streets of Vilnius, undoubtedly attracts attention of the passers-by. Automobiles made by Ettore Bugatti have always been appealing technically and aesthetically. Interestingly enough, people could see a Bugatti in Vilnius 80 years ago.
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