Luxury automaker Bugatti had barely unveiled its new sports auto when the vehicle was purchased by a mystery buyer for an unprecedented €16.7 million ($19 million).
It's finally here - meet the one of one Bugatti La Voiture Noire. Then there's the Chiron Sport variant, which tacks a few hundred thousand dollars onto that number, and options like the Sky View roof and colored carbon-fiber body panels raise the price even further.
"In the announcement, Bugatti President Stephan Winkelmann called it "[.] a tailor-made creation only comparable with the haute couture of exclusive Paris fashion designers". With the whereabouts of just three known today, it has become one of the most valuable classic cars in the world - fitting then that its namesake is said to demonstrate Bugatti's "perfect command of handcrafted coachbuilding" while representing "another pinnacle in the history of the automobile". The company made only one, and it has already sold to an unnamed buyer, though CNBC cites industry reports that identify him as Volkswagen Group chief Ferdinand Piech.
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The aerodynamic sports vehicle, which is the only one of its kind built, boasts a 1,149 horsepower and a quad-turbocharged 16-cylinder engine with six tailpipes.
The "La Voiture Noire" takes inspiration from the Type 57 SC Atlantic of the 1930s (much loved by said client), but the French hypercar specialist insists that this is more than just a modern interpretation thereof.
'This is a material that has been handled perfectly. Feast your eyes on "La Voiture Noire". We worked long and hard on this design until was nothing that we could improve. For us, the coupe represents the flawless form with a ideal finish.'It's certainly dramatic.