Bugatti La Voiture Noire Is the Most Expensive New Car Ever

Bugatti La Voiture Noire Is the Most Expensive New Car Ever

Bugatti has been recognized the most expensive new car ever built at the Geneva Auto Show. La Voiture Noir costs €11 million (£9.46 million) and was launched to celebrate the company’s 110th anniversary.

“For €11 million (before tax) this unique car has already been sold to a Bugatti enthusiast,” a press release for the car said. “The car enthusiast is fascinated by the Atlantic; with the Voiture Noire, he has acquired a vehicle that takes up the legend and carries the idea forward to the present day.”

Bugatti La Voiture Noire Is the Most Expensive New Car Ever
It is not only extremely powerful but also beautiful to look at

“There is no other car in the world with such an engine. It is not only extremely powerful but also beautiful to look at,” Bugatti President Stephan Winkelmann said.

This video below is really awsome!

La Voiture Noire is powered by a 1,480-horsepower, 8.0-liter, quad-turbocharged W16 engine.

The company did not identify the car’s buyer, saying only that it was purchased by a Bugatti enthusiast who was fascinated by the original Type 57 La Voiture Noire.

Bugatti has unveiled the most expensive new car ever built at the Geneva Auto Show
Bugatti has unveiled the most expensive new car ever built at the Geneva Auto Show

The car has been described as a modern interpretation of Jean Bugatti’s Type 57 SC Atlantic, an industry icon and most famous work of the son of the company’s founder, Ettore Bugatti.

According to BusinessInsider every component of the car is handcrafted, and its body is made of carbon fiber.

Bugatti La Voiture Noire Is the Most Expensive New Car Ever
Customers expect us to continually surprise them and to raise the goalposts beyond the limits of their imagination

“Bugatti arouses passion and emotions throughout the world,” the company’s president, Stephan Winkelmann, said in a statement. “Customers expect us to continually surprise them and to raise the goalposts beyond the limits of their imagination. We have just succeeded in doing so with ‘La Voiture Noire.'”

Source: Text; www.standard.co.uk, www.businessinsider.com

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