Bugatti is a French automotive company specializing in the production of luxury cars. The head office is located in Château Saint-Jean, and the main production facility is in Molsem. Bugatti is part of the German automotive concern Volkswagen AG, so its president is Wolfgang Dürheimer.
The history of the company begins in 1909, when Ettore Bugatti founded the company. Car production was organized in an abandoned dye house. The first model was the Bugatti Type R, which took second place at the French Grand Prix in 1911.
The main events in the history of Bugatti began after the company entered the German concern Volkswagen AG, under whose leadership the second, but already more famous supercar "Bugatti-Veyron" was released. In 2005, 450 copies of this model rolled off the assembly lines. The Bugatti Veyron has 1,001 horsepower, which is incredible in the early 2000s.
The company has released not so many models, so there is an opportunity to pay attention to each of them. More about all models of "Bugatti".
The latest car produced by Bugatti was the Chiron. It has been produced in a coupe body since 2017. Such cars are called "hypercars" because of their incredible power. The cost of Bugatti Chiron in Russia is 220 million rubles. An interesting fact is that 100 liters of gasoline will last a hypercar for only 9 minutes if you drive at maximum speed.
There is also a legendary model in the Bugatti lineup, which has already been mentioned above. This is a Bugatti Veyron. This model is the most popular in the company, as it was the first launched into mass production. The Grand Sport version has been produced since 2011, and the Grand Sport Vitesse from 2012 to 2013. In 2010, the Veyron received the Car of the Decade award. It is also worth noting that he became the fastest production car of the company. Over the entire period of production, 450 models were sold, 300 of which were delivered as a coupe, and the remaining 150 as a roadster. The successor to the Veyron is the Bugatti Chiron model described above, which was presented at the Geneva Motor Show in 2016.
The "Veyron" model had four configuration options:
- "Grand Sport";
- "Grand Sport Vitesse".
Despite the remarkable technical characteristics, it is possible to make tuning. This kind of improvement will increase the power of the car by another 100 horsepower. True, it will cost as much as a full-size SUV.
Despite the small number of models produced, the company perfectly holds its bar in the automotive market, selling all its products for millions of dollars. In particular, Bugatti cars are bought by very we althy people who know a lot about powerful and expensive cars.