Bugatti Logo – Bugatti brand is French for cars of luxury and competition founded by Italian Ettore Bugatti (one thousand eight hundred and eighty-one – 1947) in the year 1909 in Molsheim, a town now in France and then of the German Empire. With the motto Nothing can be too beautiful, nothing can be too expensive, family, Bugatti, Ettore, his brother Rembrandt (sculptor of the famous mascot of the Type 41 Royale, the elephant) and his son Jean (talented designer and pilot) designed and built for 30 years a number of luxury cars that highlighted both its performance and its design.
At the end of World War II brand, like other sector, met financial difficulties and could not recover the splendor achieved in the 1920’s and 30 but retained its prestige as a competing interest relaunch of Maserati and Alfa Romeo in the 1950’s and 60. Since the 1980’s this brand was managed by the company Bugatti Automobili SpA who also acquired Lotus, until after being purchased in 1998 by the Volkswagen Group, was established in capital firm French in the year 2000 under the name of Bugatti Automobiles SAS with Based on Molsheim.
In 1912, the Bugatti Type 13 captured the top four places in the Grand Prix of Brescia. Between 1929 and 1932, Bugatti built six units of your model Type 41 Royale, the most luxurious car of that era, a huge limousine of 6.5 meters in length powered by an engine of 12.7 liters and 300 hp. In 1935, Jean Bugatti Type 57 introduced, considered a milestone in automotive history. Other notable designs included the Type 57 Atlantic Coupe of 1936. In 1939 the Second World War led to the closure of the factory, as the Germans occupy the territory seized after French, forcing Ettore Bugatti to take refuge in Italy.
In 2007 Bugatti Veyron built 88 units sold at € 1,100,100 each. This represents an increase of 100% compared to 2006 (44 units). Bugatti has announced it will manufacture only 300 units of the Veyron. In 2008 he presented the Grand Sport convertible version. In mid 2010, Bugatti car series launched the fastest and most powerful in the world, the Super Sport version of the Bugatti Veyron, with the same W16 engine cylinders, but unlike the former, it delivers 1,200 hp and reaches a speed excess of 430 km / h, setting a new world record that would put the French brand head in terms of power and speed range is concerned. A curious fact is that these cars are often called by the feminine article “la”, because in French the feminine gender is used to refer to the car: “The voiture”.