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Bugatti Chiron: Going in big circles at R70 000 000 a pop

Bugatti’s Chiron Pur Sport1 and Chiron Super Sport 300+1 are two extreme hyper sport-cars. They came come together for the first time for development test drives at the Nardo Technical Centre. NARDO, Italy and MOLSHEIM, France – A 12.6km circular track whose outer edge tilts towards the centre by more than 12 degrees is ideal… Continue reading Bugatti Chiron: Going in big circles at R70 000 000 a pop

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Bugatti Divo: Start of a new era at Molsheim

Bugatti says it has reinvented coachbuilding with its Divo hyper sport car. After two years of development, the first vehicles are now being delivered… – Stephan Winkelmann MOLSHEIM, France – Customised, high-performance, exclusive. Since its world premiere in August 2018, Bugatti says, its Divo ”has been among the world’s most extraordinary hyper sport cars. Now,… Continue reading Bugatti Divo: Start of a new era at Molsheim

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Hot babe! – Bugatti slots open for ultimate mini-race car

MOLSHEIM, Germany – Bugatti, at the 2019 Geneva auto show, announced a 110th birthday present to itself… the re-imagining of the original Bugatti Baby. The design and testing phase is over and the 2020 Baby is now in series production. Want one? Read on… The Baby II, described by those who have driven one as… Continue reading Hot babe! – Bugatti slots open for ultimate mini-race car

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How history’s best Bugattis made it back to Europe

MOLSHEIM, Germany – About 60 years ago one Fritz Schlumpf bought 30 Bugatti vehicles after tough negotiation… after all, he is said to have adored Bugatti automobiles and vowed to own as many of the 30 vehicles as possible to establish the world’s biggest Bugatti collection. He became obsessed, as shown in his negotiations with… Continue reading How history’s best Bugattis made it back to Europe

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Baby Bugatti II: Century-old race replicas – see how much!

GENEVA, Switzerland – The car that took Automobiles Ettore Bugatti to fame in the 1920s, the Bugatti Type 35, is seen by many as the most successful racing car of all time with about 2000 professional and amateur races – sometimes 14 in one week. In 1926 Ettore and his son Jean decided to build… Continue reading Baby Bugatti II: Century-old race replicas – see how much!

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Veyron supercar: 15 years on, it’s still the fastest production car

MOLSHEIM, France – The Veyron 16.4, back in April 2005, was the first series production road car to accelerate beyond 400km/h. And it hasn’t been beaten yet… The French luxury manufacturer of hyper sport-cars had achieved one of its development goals – yet, the company says, it was something the public believed to be unachievable.… Continue reading Veyron supercar: 15 years on, it’s still the fastest production car

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Ironing out any bugs: Chiron hypercars on test at Paul Ricard

Out on the racetrack with Bugatti’s new Chirons Hypercars at speed – but in hypercomfort, too Paul Ricard circuit host in southern France MOLSHEIM, France -The feet dance over the two pedals. The hands move like lightning. Precisely, without getting hectic. It’s a real pleasure to watch him at work. Who? Former Formula 1 driver,… Continue reading Ironing out any bugs: Chiron hypercars on test at Paul Ricard

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Simola Day 1: All the results, background, interviews

Franco Scribante (1970 Chevron) takes Conqueror again Charles Arton runner-up in 1979 March Formula Atlantic ‘Spirit of Dave Charlton’ award to car guru Dickon By Special Correspondent COLIN MILEMAN KNYSNA, South Africa, May 5 2017 – The eighth annual Jaguar Simola Hillclimb got under way in Knysna on Friday (May 5 2017) with Classic Car Friday… Continue reading Simola Day 1: All the results, background, interviews

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How royal (very) rich boys go dicing

The Veyron has, since 2005, been King of Hypercars Brit earl and Croatian commoner have at it on track Glam coast road ripped up as car giants clash LONDON, England – Once-upon-a-time in Olde Englande two nobles having a matter of honour to settle would don armour, tell their squires to bring their chargers (large horses), lances and… Continue reading How royal (very) rich boys go dicing

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We think it’s hideous – but this Lambo’s worth R140-million

Ultra-rare Lamborghini Veneno Coupe on show UK One of only four units ever assembled Previously only seen in the Lamborghini Museum LONDON, England – One of the rarest Lamborghini sports cars in existence – one of only four ever assembled – will be in an upmarket showroom here in the British capital until January 9… Continue reading We think it’s hideous – but this Lambo’s worth R140-million