NEWSFLASH! Bugatti makes VERY expensive cars. The Bugatti Chiron costs about $3 million, but that’s a bargain compared to their latest new model.
Bugatti’s La Voiture Noire costs about $19 million (including tax.) Before taxes, the car costs $12.5 million. (That’s a LOT of tax!)
La Voiture Noire is THE most expensive new car ever sold and only a single one will be made for an anonymous buyer. It’s someone with an “attachment” to the brand, the automaker said. And likely a billionaire. (Ralph Lauren? Jerry Seinfeld?)
La Voiture Noire is designed to recall the Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic of the 1930s. Just four of those cars were made and they’re among the most valuable cars in the world today, worth in excess $50 million, according to Hagerty Insurance, a company that tracks collector car values.
One of those cars became known as “La Voiture Noire” which means simply, the black car. Only three are known to survive –the fourth seems to have disappeared shortly before the German invasion of France during World War II.
(Photo, Bugatti; via CNN)