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The French marque made waves two years ago at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show when it unveiled a one-off hypercar built to celebrate its 110th anniversary. It was dubbed, “La Voiture Noire” (The Black Car). The car that was showcased then was of course just a design concept, it wasn’t even a working prototype and Bugatti said then it would require about 18 to 24 more months of development. Since then, little has been heard about this exclusive hypercar, save for a couple of pictures taken in April, supposedly of the La Voiture Noire being taken on a test drive. However, it seems the wait is finally over as Bugatti recently posted a series of pictures on the brand’s Instagram profile which showed the car parked next to iconic French landmarks. Their final post alluded to the hypercar’s official release date on 31st May 2021.

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We covered the Bugatti La Voiture Noire in an earlier post so in the interest of time, we’ll briefly cover some of the features which make it such an exceptional automotive. The La Voiture Noire takes inspiration from one of Bugatti’s most historically significant cars, the Type 57SC Atlantic. Specifically, it was inspired by the second Atlantic ever made, chassis number #57453, which belonged to Jean Bugatti, founder Ettore Bugatti’s second son. This specific automotive is where the modern model got its name from.

Two features of the Bugatti La Voiture Noire are immediately reminiscent of the Type 57SC Atlantic. The first is an exposed fin running down the centre of the modern hypercar, starting from the hood and subtly joining the flowing lines of the perforated

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By: Abram Yum
Title: The World’s Most Expensive Car is Finally Ready
Sourced From: www.luxuo.com/homepage-slider/worlds-most-expensive-car-bugatti-la-voiture-noire.html
Published Date: Wed, 19 May 2021 10:00:00 +0000

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