Fatty Arbuckle's 1919 Pierce Arrow
They certainly don't make them like this anymore. Check out this short video from CNNMoney showing off a custom built 1919 Pierce Arrow automobile. The vehicle was made for silent film star Fatty Arbuckle, at one time the most popular motion picture star - that is until a scandal ruined his career. This Pierce Arrow recently went up for auction at Barrett-Jackson. The bidding went up to $1.1 million but according to the video the reserve was not met and the vehicle was not sold.
A couple years ago on a visit to the Nethercutt Museum in Sylmar, California, I was able to get up close to another of Arbuckle's vehicles, a 1923 McFarlan. If you've never seen the Nethercutt collection, it's a real treat. The collection includes many rare and exotic vehicles, including some previously owned by Hollywood notables. You can see some snapshots from my visit to the Nethercutt Museum here.