Updated: Jan 28, 2021
One of the main things that made the SFCN Team head back up to Toronto for a second year at CIAS, this time as press, was the one-off Bugatti, the La Voiture Noire, the most expensive new car ever sold, and it is madness.
La Voiture Noire means “The Black Car” simply because that’s what it is. If you know the Chiron, Bugatti’s successor to the Veyron, then you for the most part know this car, because it’s underpinnings are the exact same. 1500 horsepower quad-turbo W16 that’ll do 0-60 in 2.5 seconds and top out at 261 mph (with the Speed Key inside). Except, this one doesn’t have an interior yet. It is currently just in, “show car form”. Bugatti has stated that it could take them another 2 1/2 years to fully finish the car and make it ready to be on the road, if it ever sees any.
So who bought this? We have no idea, and Bugatti has no intention to tell us any time soon, Tim Bravo, a Bugatti spokesman quotes, “As soon as a customer makes a public claim, then we can refer to that, but other than that we will honor a customer's anonymity and he will decide whether or not he wants to remain anonymous,”. Although there have been a few rumors circulating around who it was such as soccer legend Cristiano Ronaldo, or maybe Ferdinand Piech, who was the chairman of Volkswagen. We’ll know as soon as the customer ”makes a public claim” to the car.
$18 million, that’s how much this one-off costs, and it’s not even finished yet. In a few years when the car is completed we’ll be exposed to the beautiful interiors that Bugatti is capable of making.
We’re sure you’ve heard these "life-style" facts before, but to add to the insanity of this car here's a profile of the "average" Bugatti owner: The average Bugatti owner owns roughly 42 vehicles, five houses, three helicopters, 3 private jets and a yacht. All facts from Bugatti.
In case you wanted to indulge in the true beauty of this car, here are a few more photos from the show, and even displaying the cars six exhaust pipes!
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