The Bugatti La Voiture Noire, which made its first appearance at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show is designed to pay tribute to 1930s’ Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic, presently on global tour.
At the cost of $12.5 million before tax and additional $6.4 million in luxury taxes, this one-off Hypercar also Known as “Black Car”, is the most expensive car on the planet.
At $12.5 million base price (excluding tax), the "Black Car" speed demon is currently the world's most expensive car
Till this moment, the automaker is yet to reveal the true identity of the owner of this super expensive exclusive Hypercar, but there is a speculation that Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, is the hidden owner.
CR7 as he is fondly called, boasts a Chiron and a Veyron among numerous cars in his luxury car collection. Currently, Cristiano Ronaldo earns an incredible weekly wage $926,000 (₦333 million), and was compelled to deny being the owner of the Hypercar.
Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, tops the poll as the most suspected owner of the Bugatti La Voiture Noire
There is a rumour of other possible owners such as the ex-chairman of the Volkswagen Group, Dr. Ferdinand Piech and the prominent boxer, Floyd Mayweather, who is also a big fan of the Bugatti.
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The spokesperson to Bugatti admitted approaching the one buyer with the sketches of the concept, and the client agreed to purchase it right on the spot.
“As soon as a customer makes a public claim, then we can refer to that, but other than that we will honor a customer’s anonymity and he will decide whether or not he wants to remain anonymous”
The French automaker only hinted that the proud owner is married and his wife brought the idea of the six tailpipes on the Hypercar.
BUGATTI’s latest Masterpiece: "La Voiture Noire"
An average owner of Bugatti according to the automaker owns an estimated 42 cars, 5 homes, 3 private jets, a yacht and 3 helicopters.
Although it is still 24 to 30 months from completion, the Hypercar is slated to be equipped with the infamous Bugatti quad-turbo W-16 engine with an output of 1500 horsepower.