one-off bugatti la voiture noire reinterprets the type 57 SC atlantic
 

one-off bugatti la voiture noire reinterprets the type 57 SC atlantic

continuing their 110 year celebration following the anniversary chiron earlier in 2019, bugatti has revealed a one-off hyper car at the 2019 geneva motor show. the coupe, called la voiture noire, is said to be the world’s most powerful, luxurious and exclusive to date.

 

the true form of luxury is individuality. la voiture noire is now at the cutting edge of automobile production. it is a sculptural beauty with unique technology, the ideal grand tourisme,’ says bugatti president stephan winkelmann


all images courtesy of bugatti

 

 

the bugatti la voiture noire is a modern interpretation of jean bugatti’s famous type 57 SC atlantic, which was only made four times between 1936 and 1938. as such, the coupe reflects the brand’s french heritage and identity. it also showcases the pioneering spirit, passion for perfect and desire to continually redefine its limits that has been driving bugatti for 110 years. although deeply enriched with heritage, however, there is not one element that hasn’t been designed for the future.

 

 

with an elegance of minimalism and refinement often only attributed to exclusive paris fashion designers, the bugatti la voiture noire is the object of desire for a hyper car. with an extended front end, the coupe details an elongated impression with an elegant waistline and a distinctive C-line. there is a pureness with its clear surfaces and lines, where even the bumpers are smoothly integrated into the body and the windscreen flows seamlessly into the side windows. 

 

every single component has been handcrafted and the carbon fiber body has a deep black gloss only interrupted by the ultrafine fiber structure. this is a material that has been handled perfectly,’ says bugatti designer etienne salomé. ‘we worked long and hard on this design until there was nothing that could improve more. for us, the coupe represents the perfect form with a perfect finish.’

 

 

completing the design, the coupe’s perfect form is matched by the excelling performance expected from buagtti. the 16-cylinder engine is the heart of the car, displacing eight liters and developing 1,500 PS and 1,600 nm of torque. this power can truly be seen with the six tailpipes at the rear.

 

 

product info:

 

name: la voiture noire

manufacturer: bugatti

price: €11 million euros

  • I wonder why they have placed a price on it when it isn’t for sale and there’s only one in existence, Or is that what it cost to make. You realise that it produces more horsepower than the first Spitfire, so nobody will actually drive the car to its limits, IT WOULD TAKE OFF !!

    Arnold Robert Lee says:

have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.
all comments are reviewed for the purposes of moderation before publishing.

comments policy
LOG IN
designboom's comment policy guidelines
generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

- please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
- please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
- please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
- please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
- please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
(there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
the best 100-200 entries too.)

a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

PRODUCT LIBRARY

a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

technology news

×
keep up with our daily and weekly stories
491,173 subscribers
- see sample
- see sample