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The Automobiles Ettore Bugatti is a French car manufacturer of high performance automobiles founded in 1909 in the German town of Molsheim, Alsace by Italian Ettore Bugatti origin. Bugatti cars were back for the beauty and design artillery artillery MANY race wins. Famous include Bugatti type 35 Grand Prix cars, Type 41 “Royale”, Type 57 “Atlantic” and the Type 55 sports The death of Ettore Bugatti in 1947 improved to be the end of the brand, and the death of his son Jean Bugatti in 1939 said Luther was not a successor to lead the factory. No more than 8000 cars were made. Company struggled financially and released one last model in 1950s, before eventually being purchased for its airplane parts business in the 1960s In the 1990s, an Italian entrepreneur revived like a dream production limited exclusive sports cars. Today the name is owned by German auto industry group Volkswagen.

Bugatti Under Ettore

Founder Ettore Bugatti was born in Milan, Italy, and the automobile company that bears his name was founded in 1909 in Molsheim located in the Alsace region, which was part of the German Empire from 1871 to 1919 the company was back both to the level of detail of its engineering in its automobiles, and for the artistic way in which the designs were executed, given the artistic nature of Ettore’s family.

Bugatti After World War I

Yankee war Ettore Bugatti was initially sent to Inter Milan and Paris, but as soon as hostilities had ended he returned to his factory in Molsheim. Less than four months after the Treaty of Versailles the German cession of Alsace to France was formalized, the Bugatti was able to get at the last minute with a stand at the fair 15a of the Paris Motor Show in October 1919 exhibited three light cars, all closely based on prewar equivalent artillery, and both have the same engine camshaft 1,368cc 4 cylinder head with four valves per cylinder. Smallest of the three was a “type 13”, with a body of racing and the use of a chassis with a 2,000 mm (78.7 inches) wheelbase. The other was a “Type 22” and a “type 23”, with wheelbases of 2,250 and 2,400 mm (88.6 and 94.5 inches), respectively.

Bugatti Racing Success

The company also enjoyed great success in early Grand Prix motor racing: in 1929, a privately entered Bugatti won first Grand Prix of Monaco. Racing success culminated with driver Jean-Pierre Wimille Winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans twice. Bugatti cars were extremely successful in racing. The little Bugatti Type 10 Swept top 4 positions at its first race. The 1924 Bugatti Type 35 is probably most successful racing car of all time, over 2,000 wins. Bugatti swept the Targ Florio for five consecutive years from 1925-1929, Louis Chiron Held the most podiums in Bugatti cars, and reviving brand Bugatti Automobiles SAS named the modern Bugatti 18/3 Chiron concept car of 1999 in their honor. But it was the final competition success at Le Mans that is most remembered Jean-Pierre and Pierre Veyron Wimille won the 1939 race with just one car and meager resources.

In the 1930s, Ettore Bugatti got involved in the creation of a racer airplane, hoping to beat the Germans in the Deutsch LA Meurthe prize. This would be the Bugatti 100P, which never flew. It was designed by Belgian engineer Louis de Mong as they had already applied Bugatti Brescia engines in his “Type 7.5” lifting body. Ettore Bugatti also designed a successful motorized wagon the Autorail (Autorail Bugatti). The death of Ettore Bugatti’s son, Jean Bugatti, the August 11, 1939 marked a turning point in the fortunes of the company. Jean – zahab while testing a Type 57 race car-tank body near the Molsheim factory.

Bugatti After World War II

World War II left the factory in Molsheim in ruins and the company lost control of the property. Yankee war, Bugatti planned a new factory at Levallois, a suburb of northwest Paris. After the war, Bugatti Designed and planned to build series of new cars, including Type 73 road car and the Type 73C single seat race car, but in all Bugatti Type 73 built only five cars. Development of a 375 cc supercharged car was stopped when Ettore Bugatti God – zahab the August 21, 1947 After the death of Ettore Bugatti, the business fell further and made his last appearance as a business in itself in a Hall of Paris in October 1952 after a long decline, the original incarnation of Bugatti ceased operations in 1952.

Bugatti Design

Bugatti are significantly more focused on design. Engine blocks were hand scraped to ensure that the surfaces were so flat that gaskets were not required for sealing, some of the surfaces of the engine compartment Poker offered Guilloche ends on them, and safety wires were threaded through almost all fasteners in intricate patterns ice cream. Instead of the axle bolts Springs as most manufacturers Bugatti forged shafts such that the spring passed through carefully opening size in the axis, a more elegant solution which requires fewer parts. He famously described his car Arch competitor Bentley as “the world’s fastest lorries” for focusing on durability. According to Bugatti, “weight was enemy”.

Relatives of Dr. Harold Carr found a rare 1937 Bugatti Type 57S Atalanti When the medical documentation belongings after his death in 2009, Dr. Carr Type 57S is notable because it was originally owned by British racing driver Earl Howe. Because much of the original equipment is intact, it can restored without relying on replacement parts. On 10 July 2009, a 1925 Bugatti Brescia Type 22 which had lain at the bottom of Lake Maggiore on the border of Switzerland and Italy for 75 years was recovered from the lake. Mullin Museum in Oxnard, California bought it at auction for $ 351,343 at Bonham’s Retromobile sale in Paris in 2010.

Bugatti Automobili SpA (1987–1995)

Italian businessman Romano Artioli acquired the Bugatti brand in 1987, and established the Bugatti Automobili SpA. Dinner Bugatti commissioned architect Giampaolo design factory which was built in Rubiera, Italy. By 1989 the plans for the new Bugatti revival were presented by Paolo Marcello Gandini Stanzani and designers of the Lamborghini Miura and Countach Lamborghini. Called artillery first Bugatti car Bugatti EB110 GT production. Bugatti EB110 announced as the most technically advanced sports car ever produced.

The famed racing car designer Mauro Forghieri served as technical director of Bugatti from 1992 to 1994 on 27 August 1993, through his holding company, the ACBN Holdings SA of Luxembourg, Romano Artioli purchased the Lotus Cars General Motors. Bugatti made ​​plans to list the company’s shares on international stock exchanges. Bugatti presents a large saloon called the EB112 prototype in 1993.

Perhaps the most famous Bugatti EB110 owner was Formula One world champion racing driver Michael Schumacher seven times, bought a 1994 EB110, EB110 Schumacher sold brother, which had been repaired after a serious accident 1994 to Modena Motorsport, a service of Ferrari and race preparation garage in Germany. By the time the EB110 came to market the North American and European economies were in recession. The poor economic conditions forced company to fail and ceased operations in September 1995, a specific model for the USA market Called the “Bugatti America” was in the preparatory stages when the company ceased operations.

Bugatti LogoBugatti Liquidators sold Lotus Cars Malaysia for protons. Busty German Dauer Racing bought the EB110 license and balance parts in 1997 in order to produce five more EB110 SS vehicles. These five versions of the EB110 SS is greatly refined by Dauer. The Rubiera factory was sold to a furniture manufacturing company, which subsequently collapsed before moving in, leaving building unoccupied. After the Dauer stopped producing cars in 2011, Toscana-Motors GmbH of Germany acquired the remaining shares parts of Dauer.

Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. (1998–Present)

Volkswagen AG acquired the Bugatti brand in 1998 Bugatti Automobiles SAS commissioned Giorgetto Giugiaro of Italdesign to Produce First Bugatti concept car, the EB118, a coupe that debuted at the 1998 Paris Auto Show. The EB118 concept offered a (PS 555, 547 BHP) 408 kilowatts, the W-18 engine. After his debut in Paris, the EB118 concept shown back in 1999 at the Geneva Auto Show and Tokyo Motor Show. Bugatti introduced their next concept, the EB 218 at the 1999 Geneva Motor Show and 18/3 Chiron in 1999 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA). Bugatti Automobiles H.S.H. Gan mounting his first regular production car, the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 in September 2005 Bugatti in Molsheim, France Assembly “study.”