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Five Facts About The $18 Million Bugatti La Voiture Noire

Five Facts About The $18 Million Bugatti La Voiture Noire


When the Bugatti La Voiture Noire first drove onto the scene, everyone was taken aback by the slick beauty of the vehicle. However, not many people know the inner workings of the world’s most expensive car. So, let’s take a look into five interesting facts about the Bugatti La Voiture Noire.

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#1. The price was a little steep.

Athlete Cristiano Ronaldo made headlines back in 2020 when he purchased the Bugatti La Voiture Noire for a whopping 8.5 million euros (about $10 million USD). Talk about having some pocket change!


#2. The engine is insane.

This beast of a car is powered by a 1,500-hp quad-turbo W16 engine that can reach 60 miles per hour in under three seconds. Coupled with a tight, 7-Speed Dual-Clutch transmission and 1,180 pounds of torque, the La Voiture Noire is an absolute speed demon.

Can you imagine seeing this monster burning rubber in one of the Fast and Furious movies?


#3. Pipes on pipes.

This car is all about showing off how sleek and unique it is, and the pipes are no expectation. While most cars either have two or four exhaust pipes, the Bugatti La Voiture has six. Talk about impressive!

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#4. Paying homage.

It’s important to remember our roots and where we come from, right? That’s why the Bugatti La Voiture Noire has traces of the Bugatti Type 57 SC Atlantic in its design, mainly in it’s sleek black exterior.

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#5. The signature detail.

Aside from being the world’s most expensive car, there’s one defining detail about the Bugatti La Voiture. Similar to the Type 57 SC Atlantic, this vehicle has an exposed backbone.