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Bugatti Adds New Legend Edition Inspired by Type 57 SC Atlantic

It will be limited to three units

 
 
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The new Legend car is inspired by the Type 57SC Atlantic

BugattiBugattiBugattiFrance, 1909 > present41 models
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has launched its second Legend edition Veyron Grand Sport VitesseVeyron 16.4 Grand Sport VitesseBugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand...Germany, 2012 > present18 photos
, and Jean Bugatti and the Type 57SC Atlantic inspire this one. Like the first Bugatti Legend edition, the car will be limited to three units.

Jean Bugatti was the son of Bugatti founder Ettore Bugatti and was the father of the Type 57SC AtlanticType 57SC AtlanticBugatti Type 57SC AtlanticFrance, 1935 > 19356 photos
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, most of the most valuable cars ever made. He ran the company after his father died and died in an auto accident in 1939.

“Along with his father Ettore, Jean played a critical role in shaping our brand. Jean managed to combine the artistic roots of Bugatti with his father’s innovative automotive technology, and from that developed a design which is still reflected in the brand today, finding expression in our brand values of ‘Art, Forme, Technique,” said Dr. Wolfgang Schreiber.

The “Jean Bugatti” LegendVeyron Grand Sport Vitesse Legend Jean BugattiBugatti Veyron Grand Spor...Germany, 2013 > present6 photos
car features a new color called La Voiture Noire, which means the black car after Bugatti’s personal Atlantic. The Bugatti horseshoe grill is made from real platinum, as is the EB logo. It also has Jean Bugatti’s signature on the fuel cap and oil cap.

The interior is covered in a mix of beige and brown leather on the seats, instrument panel, steering wheel, dashboard, center console, door trim and windshield cross member. The footwell and door hand recesses are covered in chocolate brown leather. The EB logo inside is also made from platinum.

Technically, the Legend car comes from the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse with 1,184hp (1,200ps) and 1,106lb-ft (1,500Nm) of torque

Each of the three Bugatti Legend “Jean Bugatti” editions will retail for €2.28 million, plus local taxes.

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BugattiBugatti
VeyronVeyron
Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse WRCVeyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse WRC
Engine
W 16
Displacement
488 cu in
Top Speed
260 mph
Transmission
7, Double Clutch
Maximum power
1200 hp @ 6400 rpm
Type
Roadster
Fuel
Petrol
Fuel consumption (combined)
10.18 US MPG
price
$ 3.052.302
annual ownership cost
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