The Bugatti La Voiture Noire has been seen on public roads for the first time!
The hypercar goes outside
Presented at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, the Bugatti La Voiture Noire caused a stir and had all the superlatives: an 8.0-litre W16, 1,500 PS, 1,600 Nm of torque, a unique example and, above all, a price of more than €11M (£9.6M/$13M) excluding taxes, making it the most expensive new car in the world!
The identity of its owner fuels many fantasies and remains just as mysterious as the disappearance of the fourth example of the Type 57SC Atlantic in 1936, nicknamed La Voiture Noire. The new model has also disappeared from the radar since the Swiss event until today.
Indeed, the La Voiture Noire was first seen on public roads in Molsheim in Alsace, France, not far from the manufacturer's headquarters. The car in question shows a few changes compared to the prototype shown in Geneva. The front splitter is less prominent and the rims are similar to those of the Chiron.
The interior also seems to be similar to the Chiron's, although it is not clear whether this is the final dashboard. The rear end shows similar styling to the concept with a large light strip encompassing the bodywork. The spectacular six exhaust pipes have also been retained for the final model.
The car is expected to be on the French roads for a few more months before the final adjustments are made and sent to its lucky owner.