Bound by tradition: With the Bugatti Veyron, Volkswagen revived the famous sports car brand and reinterpreted automotive history with a suitably visionary touch. The “new” visitor at the Cité de l’Automobile in Mulhouse, Alsace, where the world’s largest Bugatti collection can be found: 123 exclusive rarities from Ettore
TOP LEFT: 123 DREAMS PLUS 1 – A meeting of generations in the motorsport department. Bugatti’s blue two-seater racing car dominated the motorsport world of the 1920s.
BOTTOM LEFT: A PASSION FOR CARS – In 1910, Ettore Bugatti set up his own automotive factory “Automobiles Ettore Bugatti” in Molsheim, Alsace, which is once again home to Bugatti Automobiles today.
RIGHT: AUTOMOTIVE ADVENTURE – Bugatti Royale Park Ward from 1933, weight three tonnes, length six meters, 12.8-liter V8 engine, 300 PS under its hood and capable of speeds of up to 160 km/h. The Bugatti “Royale” was the most luxurious and expensive car of its time. Only six “royal” Bugattis were built.