The modified version of the vehicle hit a top speed of 304.77 mph during testing at Volkswagen Group’s Ehra-Lessien test track in Germany early last month.
As competition in the hypercar hierarchy redlines when it comes to power, performance and price, one automaker seems to keep cornering the market on bar-raising models.“If it’s comparable, it’s not a Bugatti,” Ettore Bugatti, founder of his eponymous, 110-year-old French marque, once quipped. “Each one is a unique specimen in its own right. Unique—and not comparable. […]
Only one company has had the audacity to modify the vehicle we’ve called the “ultimate supercar”.
When car companies compete for top speed bragging rights, the world wins.
The one-off Bugatti “La Voiture Noire” pays tribute to the marque’s Type 57SC Atlantic from the 1930s.
One of only six made with its body style, the prewar Bugatti Type 57 Two-Light Ventoux fetched £683,000 through Gooding & Company.
How a Bugatti race car ended up at the bottom of a lake and the incredible story of how it was rescued 75 years later.
These top-optional automobiles, from the last century to now, continue to wow at auction.