The Bugatti is a French car manufacturer of high-performance vehicles, founded in 1909 in the German town of Molsheim, Alsace by Italian-born Ettore Bugatti. Bugatti Cars are known for their design excellence for their race victory. Famous Gattis include the Type 35 Grand Prix cars, the Type 41 “Royale”, Type 57 “Atlantic” and sports car Type 55. The death of Ettore Bugatti in 1947 was the end of the marque, and the death of his son, Jean Bugatti in 1939 confirmed there was no place to lead factory. No more than about 8000 cars were made. The company struggled financially, and released one last model in the 1950’s, before finally being bought for parts of the plane of its business in 1960. In the 1990s, Italian businessman revived the builder of limited production exclusive sports cars. Today, the name is owned by German car manufacturing group Volkswagen.
Gattis seem to focus on design. Engine blocks were hand scraped to ensure that the flat surfaces that Gaskets were not required to sign, many of the exposed surfaces of the engine compartment featured Guilloche finish on them, and safety wires had been threaded through almost every fastener in complex patterns laced. Rather than lock springs the axles as did many of the manufacturers, axles were forged Bugatti’s spring passed though the opening and carefully axle, much more elegant solution requires few parts. He famously described his arch competitor cars Bentley as “the fastest lorries in the world” for its focus. According to Bugatti, “weight was the enemy”.
Relatives of Dr. Harold Carr found a rare 1937 Bugatti Type 57s Atalanta when cataloging the things the doctor after his death in 2009, Dr. Carr’s Type 57s noteworthy because originally owned by British race car driver Earl Howe. It is because the original equipment of the car intact, it can be restored without relying on replacement parts. On 10 July 2009, a 1925 Bugatti Brescia Type 22 which had lain at the bottom of Lake Maggiore on the border of Switzerland and Italy for 75 years was found in a pond. The Mullin Museum in Oxnard, California bought it at auction for $ 351,343 at this Bonham’s Retromobile in Paris in 2010.
Bugatti Racing Success
The company and enjoyed great success in early Grand Prix motor racing: in 1929 a Bugatti secretly entered won the first Monaco Grand Prix. The racing achievement culminated with driver Jean-Pierre Wimille winning the 24 hours of Le Mans twice. Bugatti most successful racing cars. The little Bugatti Type 10 swept the top four positions at its 1st race. The 1924 Bugatti Type 35 successful racing car of all time, and to more than 2,000. The Gattis swept to victory in Targ Florio for five years straight since 1925 through 1929. Louis Chiron held the most podiums Bugatti cars, and modern marque revival Bugatti Automobiles SAS named the 1999 Bugatti 18/3 Chiron concept car in his honor. But it was final racing success at Le Mans that he remembered Jean-Pierre and Wimille Pierre Veyron won the race in 1939, just one car and the count.
Bugatti Aeroplane Racing
In the 1930’s, Ettore Bugatti take elaborate in the airplane racer, wishing to beat the Germans in the Deutsch de la Meurthe prize. Its wiil be the Bugatti 100P, which never flew. It was designed by a Belgian engineer Louis de Monge had adapted Bugatti Brescia engines in “Type 7.5” her body lifting. Ettore Bugatti and designed a motorized railcar successfully, the Autorail (Autorail Bugatti). The death of the son of Ettore Bugatti’s, Jean Bugatti, on 11 August 1939 marked a turning point in the company’s wealth. Jean died explore the Type 57 tank-bodied race car near the Molsheim factory.
Bugatti Automobili SpA 1987-1995
Italian entrepreneur Romano Artioli accomplished the Bugatti brand in 1987, and established Bugatti Automobili SpA. Bugatti commissioned the designer Giampaolo dinner at the design factory, built in Campogalliano, Italy. In 1989, plans for the new Bugatti competitor were presented by Paolo Stanzani and Marcello Gandini, the designers of the Lamborghini Miura and Lamborghini Countach. Bugatti produced 1st car Bugatti EB110 GT, advertised EB110 as a sports car most technically advanced ever.
The famed racing car designer Mauro Forghieri supplied as Bugatti’s technology 1992 through 1994. On 27 August 1993, by his holding company, CBN Holdings SA of Luxembourg, Romano Artioli buyLotus Cars from General Motors. Bugatti plans to list shares of the company on international stock exchanges. Bugatti presented a large saloon example called the EB112 in 1993.
Disaster Bugatti’s sold Lotus Cars to Proton of Malaysia. Firm German Dauer Racing bought EB110 license and remaining parts of the stock in 1997 to produce more EB110 SS five cars. These five SS versions EB110 refined by Dauer. The factory Campogalliano sold the furniture-making company, which later collapsed before moving in, leave the building. After Dauer stopped vehicles it produces 2011, Toscana-Motors GmbH of Germany bought the remaining parts of the stock from Dauer.
Bugatti Automobiles (S.A.S. 1998-Present)
Volkswagen AG acquired the Bugatti brand in 1998 Bugatti Automobiles SAS commissioned by Giorgetto Giugiaro of ItalDesign to produce the 1st Bugatti concept car, the EB118, a coupe that debuted at the 1998 Paris Auto Show. EB118 concept featured a 408 kilowatt (555 PS; 547 BHP), W-18 engine. Bugatti following the launch of its ideas, the EB 218 at the 1999 Geneva Motor Show and 18/3 Chiron at the 1999 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA). Automobiles Bugatti S.A.S. first car its 1st regular-production, the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 in September 2005 at the Bugatti Molsheim, France meeting of the “studio”.