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Bugatti counts out SUV and sedan amid Chiron focus

Bugatti counts out SUV and sedan amid Chiron focus

Don't expect Bugatti to follow luxe rivals into making an SUV or a sedan, with the company cutting off speculation that it might echo stablemate Bentley's range-expansion. Despite showing off eye-catching concepts like the Bugatti 16C Galibier 5-door fastback in 2009, not to mention the growing trend among luxury car makers to cater to high-rolling and deep-pocketed customers with a taste for SUVs, according to company chief Wolfgang Dürheimer the focus remains on having just two doors.

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Bugatti’s Veyron replacement gets spine-tinglingly vocal

Bugatti’s Veyron replacement gets spine-tinglingly vocal

Bugatti may have put the Veyron out to pasture, but the supercar company hasn't been idle, with a new video teasing its upcoming model and in particular how it will sound. The short video contains the usual hyperbole about "the endless hunt for speed" and how your (insanely expensive) Bugatti will push you "forward by pure instinct," but more importantly it gives us a brief snippet of the sort of aural pleasure delivered by what's expected to be an 8.0-liter W-16 engine.

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1925 Bugatti Brescia is one of 12 and will be auctioned soon

1925 Bugatti Brescia is one of 12 and will be auctioned soon

Sometimes treasures are hiding in plain sight. Such was the case for one 1925 Bugatti Brescia automobile, which spent 40 years tucked away safely -- and untouched -- in an old barn in France. Eventually it was discovered and given a proper place to stay (though it is going to need some proper maintenance to get back on the road), and soon it will be finding itself a good home -- at least if the auction where it will soon be sold finds a buyer. The car is exceedingly rare, being one of only a dozen that remain.

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2016 Bugatti Chiron to have 288 MPH top speed

2016 Bugatti Chiron to have 288 MPH top speed

The successor to the Bugatti Veyron, the 2016 Bugatti Chiron, isn’t yet upon us, but some of its specifications are, at least if sources that have cropped up are correct. By all accounts, the Chiron will be a beast to be reckoned with, bringing with it a top speed of 288 MPH and the sleek, mean design enthusiasts expect. An actual official image of the car hasn’t yet surfaced, but a detailed artist’s impression has, and joining it are several of the details we hope pan out as true.

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Bugatti ends Veyron line with aptly named “La Finale”

Bugatti ends Veyron line with aptly named “La Finale”

The Geneva Motor Show show this year is a bittersweet one for Bugatti. The French car maker has just unveiled the latest Veyron, which is also its last. Formally called the Veyron 16.4 Grand Sports Vitesse "La Finale", the supercar is the 450th automobile to be made and bear the signature Veyron name. And, as it was only planned to have 450 such vehicles, Bugatti is closing the chapter of its history which has now encompassed 300 coupes and 150 open-top super sports cars.

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This is the incredible car Bugatti built to honor its founder

This is the incredible car Bugatti built to honor its founder

When it's time to build one final model for a super-exclusive series of already rarefied cars, and bearing the name of your esteemed company founder no less, you have to go big or don't go there at all, which probably explains why Bugatti's latest Veyron costs $3.14m. Sixth and arguably most-special car in the "Les Légendes de Bugatti" line-up, the last car is being dedicated to Ettore Bugatti with the sort of excesses the company he created is now known for.

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