Foundation of the Bugatti company
A founder of the Bugatti company is Italian Ettore Bugatti who lived in France in the family estate Shatto Seong-Jean in the city of Molsaym of the Province of Alsace. The Bugatti Automobiles company has been founded in 1909.
Main milestones of the history Bugatti Automobiles
The Bugatti company has been founded in 1909 Ettore Bugatti and her history can be divided into three main periods: 1909-1956 Molskhaym, France; 1991-97 of Kampogalyano, Italy; 1998-our days. Фольфсбург, Germany.
Success of one of the first models of the Bugatti Type 13 company on one of the Grand Prix of France have allowed firm to take this car as a basis for all modifications of Bugatti, including the Type 59 model.
The Type 35 GP model which has won a set of victories on a car racing and any Grand Prix became the following model which has glorified the Bugatti brand. The excellent combination of aerodynamic characteristics and worthy technical solutions have allowed the car to become the steady, greatly operated and high-speed race car.
In 1923 debuts the Bugatti Type 43 model, and since 1927 the firm has presented Bugatti Type 41 (“La Royale”) with the facilitated management. In 1930 Bugatti has mastered release of the Type 44 model more available at the price to consumers. In 1931. In a line of power units of the company the 5-liter V8 engine with a power of 250 h.p., unique for that time, has appeared.
The Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic model produced in triplicate, has created the real furor in the automobile world. The design of the car was so magnificent and refined. Says only that fact that spokes of wheels of the car gathered from the royalnykh of strings about it. All three unique copies of model have remained and up to now.
During the post-war period on the Parisian motor show of 1947 the company presents the new Type 73 model with polutoralitrovy 4th the cylinder motor. However the death of the son, founder of firm Ettore Bugatti hasn’t allowed to adjust release of the car in Molskhaym.
The end of the 80th can be considered for Bugatti the second birth. In 1991 Mr. Romano Artioli has redeemed the rights to call by the name Bugatti the supercars released by him. And in 1993 on the Geneva auto show the company presents the novelty — a 4-door sedan of EB112. Despite huge monetary injections and advertizing the enterprise comes to grief.
Becomes the following owner of the Bugatti brand in 1998. German concern Volkswagen. I became the first of the cars presented to them a compartment of EB118 executed in a fiberglass body. The stylist of ItalDesign Fabrizio Giugiaro was a designer of the car.
Representation on an auto show in Geneva of a sedan of EB218 became a further result of productive work of concern in 1999. Completely aluminum body became distinctive feature of the car. The prototype of EB 18/3 Chiron debuting the same year in Frankfurt has developed success. For a basis for a car the all-wheel drive Lamborghini Diablo VT platform has been chosen the supercar became one of the main sensations of a motor show. A month later on the Tokyo motor show debuts the EB 18/4 Veyron supercar. Later in 2016 new 1500 horse power Bugatti Chiron.
In the table the main milestones of history of the Bugatti Automobiles company are provided below.
1930 Debut of the Bugatti team with own racing car on the races “24 hours of Le Mans”.
1939 The Bugatti company has begun construction of the first Model 100 plane, but World War II has prevented to complete it.
1998 Bankrupt Bugatti Automobiles company is bought by the German automobile concern Volkswagen AG.
2005 The Bugatti Automobiles company has presented to world public the first serial гиперкар – Bugatti Veyron 16.4
2010 The Bugatti Automobiles company has presented modification a hyper penalty of Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
2011 Termination of release of model hyper penalty and its Bugatti Veyron 16.4 special versions
2014 Termination of release of model hyper penalty and its Bugatti Veyron Super Sport special versions
2016 Beginning of production Bugatti Chiron
Hypercar Bugatti Veyron
Revival of the Bugatti Automobiles company is closely connected with acquisition by her German automobile concern Volkswagen AG. Also release new and only a hyper penalty of Bugatti Veyron 16.4 is associated with revival.
New hyper Bugatti Veyron 16.4 has been presented to world public in 2005. Till 2013 he carried a rank of the fastest serial car on the planet.
The pre-series concept of Bugatti Veyron 16.4 has been shown to the public a little earlier – in 2001. The name a hyper penalty of Bugatti is given in honor of the legendary French racer Pierre Veyron who in 1939 has won a supermarathon against “24 hours of Le Mans” on the Bugatti 57C car. Has passed long four years until in September, 2005 gate of plant in the Alsace Molsaym were left by the first serial sample of Bugatti Veyron 16.4
The first version a hyper penalty of Bugatti Veyron 16.4 of 2005 possessed the 8,0-liter engine with configuration of W16 cylinders and four turbines. Nobody could call engine capacity precisely. The Volkswagen AG concern has given it as 1020 horsepowers, and the SAE organization claimed that the power of Bugatti Veyron 16.4 makes 1006 horse. For this reason the Bugatti Automobiles company has arrived nobly and has declared engine capacity in 1001 horsepowers.
Together with such huge motor the robotic transmission worked with double coupling which switched transfers in 0,2 seconds. Dispersal a hyper penalty of Bugatti Veyron 16.4 was the following:
– 0-100 km/h – 2,5 seconds;
– 0-200 km/h – 7,3 seconds;
– 0-300 km/h – 16,7 seconds;
– 0-400 km/h – 55,6 seconds.
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 price starts from 1,4 million euros.
In 2010 the Bugatti Automobiles company has updated only hipercar to the new Bugatti Veyron Super Sport version which has received the forced W16 engine with four turbines. Now the power of the motor made 1200 horsepowers and 1500 Nanometers of the maximum torque. The maximum speed a hyper penalty has been recorded on a mark 431 km/h.
But in 2016 Bugatti Chiron has begun to enter the market and for a moment the prevaritelnykh of sales from 500 pieces 200 have been bought.