September 29, 2023

A protracted-term Bugatti shopper rigorously curated a set of uncommon automobiles from Molsheim, together with every of the World Report Automobiles; Veyron 16.4 Tremendous Sport World Report Version, Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse World Report Version and Chiron Tremendous Sport 300+. His deep want was to deliver them residence, to reunite them with the place the place they got here to life and the staff who made it potential. A dream that got here true when the three record-breaking hyper sports activities automobiles have been rigorously pushed as much as the Château Saint Jean and have been joined by different rarities from The Singh Assortment, Punjab, India: the Bugatti Veyron Pur Sang and the Divo.

The final world report automotive, the Chiron Tremendous Sport 300+, was constructed to have a good time the primary manufacturing collection automotive to journey at greater than 300 mph (482.80 km/h). In 2019, a variant of the 300+ traveled at 490.48 km/h by the hands of Bugatti Pilote Officiel and Le Mans 24 Hours winner, Andy Wallace, who then grew to become the primary individual to drive at greater than 300 mph in a manufacturing collection automotive. Andy himself made the journey to Molsheim to fulfill once more with the fortunate proprietor of this assortment and be part of this historic reunion.

This dedication to reaching incomparable speeds within the trendy period of Bugatti might be traced again to June 2010, nearly 13 years in the past. On the Ehra-Lessien check observe that day, a Veyron 16.4 Tremendous Sport – powered by a improvement of the W16 engine with 1,200 PS – set a report of 431.07 km/h, smashing the earlier holder’s velocity. The person behind the wheel that day was Pierre-Henri Raphanel, Bugatti Pilote Officiel and former racing driver, who welcomed the collector to Molsheim and shared with him the joys of his personal world report expertise.

Three years after the Veyron 16.4 Tremendous Sport set its report, Bugatti would create one other benchmark, for the world’s quickest open-top automotive with the Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse, which traveled at 408.84 km/h with the roof down. Each could be immortalized in Bugatti historical past with a really restricted run of automobiles immortalizing the world information. Such is the fervour of this collector that he not solely wished to personal these record-breaking hyper sports activities automobiles, however he nourished that dream of gathering them on the place they have been created. An important second and an important emotion for the entire Bugatti staff.

Christophe Piochon, President of Bugatti Vehicles, stated: “For one proprietor to curate his personal assortment of all three of those automobiles, alongside an extra restricted version Veyron Pur Sang and the coachbuilt Divo, reveals an incomparable ardour for the Bugatti model, its historical past and its achievements. However a proprietor with this degree of dedication to our model is aware of that Bugatti possession is about way more than the automobile itself. We have been actually honored to welcome him and his automobiles residence to Molsheim and creating an expertise that he’ll always remember.”

To have a good time this big day, all his automobiles have been hand signed by Bugatti Design Director, Achim Anscheidt – with a particular observe for the three world report automobiles that learn: ‘In record-breaking friendship. Molsheim, 26/4/23’. To immortalize this once-in-a-lifetime second, record-breaking drivers Andy Wallace and Pierre-Henri Raphanel each signed the Chiron Tremendous Sport 300+ and the Veyron 16.4 Tremendous Sport World Report Version.

In return, the client delivered a particular present from his assortment, to be saved in Molsheim. Late in 2022, Bugatti labored with Champagne Carbon to develop the distinctive La Bouteille Noire, a home made carbon fiber case within the type of La Voiture Noire3, which housed inside its leather-lined inside a 15-liter bottle of fantastic classic Champagne. This one-of-one creation – purchased by The Singh Assortment, Punjab, India and now adorned with a customized inscription – might be briefly housed at Château Saint Jean, accessible for guests to admire.

“Each time I come to Molsheim, I not solely really feel a part of the Bugatti household, I really feel a part of Bugatti historical past. With these automobiles reunited the place they first got here to life, I felt a good stronger connection to the model’s unbelievable legacy. My automobiles returned residence, however the staff made me really feel as if I had additionally returned residence – it’s a very incomparable feeling,” stated the client.