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1st Gear: Behold, you lovers of highly-decorated, ridiculously expensive, German/French tea sets. We've got a slew of new, official images (click here for the gallery!) of the Bugatti Veyron L'Or Blanc, a version of the recently updated Veyron with porcelain fittings by Germany's Konigliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Berlin (KPM). The one-off is reportedly worth $2.3 million.