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  • Bugatti Type 101

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  • Bugatti Chiron

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  • Bugatti Veyron

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Bugatti Automobiles

Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. is a French high-performance luxury automobiles manufacturer and a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, with its head office and assembly plant in Molsheim, Alsace, France. Volkswagen purchased the Bugatti trademark in June 1998 and incorporated Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. in 1999.
Bugatti presented several concept cars between 1998 and 2000 before commencing development of its first production model, the Veyron 16.4, delivering the first Veyron to a customer in 2005.

1. History
At the urging of then-chairman Ferdinand Piech, Volkswagen purchased the rights to produce cars under the Bugatti marque in June 1998. This followed the earlier Volkswagen purchases of the Lamborghini marque by VWs Audi subsidiary, the Rolls-Royce factory in Crewe, United Kingdom, and the Bentley marque.
On 22 December 2000, Volkswagen officially incorporated Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S., with former VW drivetrain chief Karl-Heinz Neumann as president. The company purchased the 1856 Chateau Saint Jean, formerly Ettore Bugattis guest house in Dorlisheim, near Molsheim, and began refurbishing it to serve as the companys headquarters. The original factory was still in the hands of Snecma, who were unwilling to part with it. At the Pebble Beach Concours dElegance in August 2000, VW announced that they would instead build a new modern atelier factory next to and south of the Chateau. The atelier was officially inaugurated on 3 September 2005.
Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Volkswagen AG
After the Veyrons discontinuation in 2014, the new Bugatti model was revealed to be the Chiron in 2016. With an 8-liter W16 engine delivering 1500 horsepower, an electronically limited top speed of 261 miles per hour, and a price of about €2.400.000, the Chiron attempts to vastly surpass the Veyrons performance.

2.1. Concept cars Italdesign Giugiaro designs
Volkswagen commissioned Italdesigns Giorgetto Giugiaro to design a series of concept cars to return the marque to prominence. The first example, the EB 118, was a two-door coupe and was introduced at the Paris Motor Show in 1998. It was followed by the four-door EB 218 touring sedan, introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in 1999. Later that year, the 18/3 Chiron was shown at the IAA in Frankfurt.

2.2. Concept cars W18 Engine
All of these early concepts featured a 555 PS 408 kW; 547 hp 18-cylinder engine. This was the first-ever W-configuration engine on a passenger vehicle, with three blocks of 6 cylinders each. It shared many components with Volkswagens modular engine family.

2.3. Concept cars 16C Galibier
The 16C Galibier was unveiled during Celebration of the Centenary of the Marque in Molsheim. The presentation was only for Bugatti customers. The car show in Molsheim showed the car in blue carbon fibre and aluminum parts. One year later Bugatti showed the world the 16C Galibier Concept at "VW Group Night" at the Geneva Auto Show in a new black and aluminum color combination.
The Galibier, a 1000 HP sedan, was first shown as a concept in 2010 and when they planned to put it into production in 2015, it would have cost about $1.4 million. It would use the same 16-cylinder 8.0-litre engine as the Veyron but instead of four turbos, the 16C Galibier would instead use two superchargers to deliver better torque. Production would require new facilities in Molsheim, France, to be refitted, which pushed back potential deliveries until 2015.
In 2013, it was announced that the car will never be produced as they wish to focus on a Veyron replacement.

3. Production cars
In the 1980s the Bugatti brand was brought back as Bugatti Automobili S.p.A. in Italy. The company produced the EB110 in the 1990s, which put Bugatti back on the modern super-car scene. The company was then bought by Volkswagen at the end of the 20th century.

3.1. Production cars Veyron
Development of this vehicle began with the 1999 EB 18/4 "Veyron" concept car, which itself had a chassis based on that of the Bugatti 18/3 Chiron concept car. It was similar in design and appearance to the final Veyron production car. One major difference was the EB 18/4s use of a W18 engine with three banks of six cylinders. The Veyrons chief designer was Hartmut Warkuss, and the exterior was designed by Jozef Kaban of Volkswagen, rather than Giorgetto Giugiaro of Italdesign, who had handled the three prior Bugatti concepts.
The then – Volkswagen Group chairman Ferdinand Piech announced the Veyron at the 2000 Geneva Motor Show. It was promised to be the fastest, most powerful and most expensive car in history. Instead of the W18, it would use a VR6/WR8-style W16 engine. First seen in the 1999 Bentley Hunaudieres concept car, the W16 would have four turbochargers and produce a quoted metric 1001 horsepower see engine section for details on the power output. Top speed was promised at 407 km/h 253 mph, and the price was announced at €1 million.
Development continued throughout 2001 and the EB 16/4 Veyron was promoted to "advanced concept" status. In late 2001, Bugatti announced that the car, officially called the "Bugatti Veyron 16.4", would go into production in 2003.
Piech retired that year as chairman of the Volkswagen Group and was replaced by Bernd Pischetsrieder. The new chairman promptly sent the Veyron back to the drawing board for major revisions. Neumann was replaced as Bugatti president by Thomas Bscher in December 2003, and substantial modifications were made to the Veyron under the guidance of a former VW engineer, Bugatti Engineering chief Wolfgang Schreiber.
The Veyron costs €1.100.000 net price without taxes; prices vary by exchange rates and local taxes like value added taxes. Prices for the UK or the US are over £880.000, or around $1.400.000. It was noted in an April issue of Live magazine weekly mens magazine with The Sunday Times that customers are free to order additional extras which can push the price up by the cost of a Rolls Royce Phantom. During an episode of Top Gear, the car was compared to the Concorde as a feat of technology.

3.2. Production cars Chiron
At the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, Bugatti premiered the Bugatti Chiron as a successor to the Veyron. The pricing is set at 2.4 million euros. It is powered by a 7.993 cc 8.0 L quad-turbocharged W16 engine with a peak power output of 1.103 kW 1.500 PS; 1.479 hp at 6.700 rpm and 1.600 N⋅m 1.180 lb⋅ft of torque starting from 2.000 to 6.000 rpm. It can accelerate from 0–97 km/h 0–60 mph in 2.4 seconds according to the manufacturer and has an electronically limited top speed of 420 km/h 261 mph 233–236 mph 375–380 km/h without top speed key) for safety reasons, mainly arising from the tyres as the manufacturer concluded that no tyre currently manufactured would be able to handle the stress at the top speed the Chiron is capable of achieving. The base price is €2.400.000 US$2.700.000 at the August 2016 exchange rate, and buyers were required to place a €200.000 US$226.000 at the August 2016 exchange rate deposit. Production is limited to 500 units. Unlike the Veyron, the Chiron is expected to make a profit.

3.3. Production cars La Voiture Noire
The La Voiture Noire The Black Car was a special edition car built and sold by Bugatti in 2019. It was presented at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. The car pays homage to the legendary missing Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic of Jean Bugatti. Only 1 of these cars were built and sold for a price of $12.5 million; making it the most expensive new car ever sold.

3.4. Production cars Centodieci
The Centodieci was unveiled by Bugatti in August 2019 and was made as a tribute to the EB110. Only 10 will be made and will be priced at 8 million euros each.

4. Bibliography
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