Priced at $2million, each Bugatti Veyron sold makes a loss of $6.25million

07/02/2018

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Bugatti Veyron is officially the biggest loss-making car over the last decade.

The Bugatti Veyron was once the priciest production model in the world. But it’s now 13 years from the date of its release. Anyway, the halo of standing on top of the most expensive cars makes the car one of the most dreamed-of models on earth.

Angular front of the Bugatti Veyron

The Bugatti Veyron was once the priciest production model in the world

Powered by an 8L quad-turbocharged W16 unit, the Bugatti Veyron used to be the car with the fastest speed which can reach 253 mph. The Veyron Super Sport is even more impressive with its top speed of 267 mph.

Angular front of the Bugatti Veyron

 The carmaker can still have reasons to be proud of its used-to-be fastest model title

The eye-watering price tag of $2million is just a quarter of what it costs Volkswagen to produce one unit of its Veyron, making the loss for each one up to $6.25million (~N2.25b) and add up to a total loss of $2.3 billion (~N828b). At this rate, Bugatti Veyron tops the list of the worst loss-making models in Europe for the last decade.

Video: Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport on the road in London

Witnessing this unbearable deficit, Bugatti releases special edition Veyrons, hoping to recover some of the losses. It's a Legend version and Hermés-branded model.

Angular front of the Bugatti Veyron

The Bugatti Veyron is topping the list of the worst loss-making models in Europe for the last decade

Although the Bugatti Veyron was a failed blockbuster which cost Volkswagen an arm and a leg, the carmaker can still be proud of its used-to-be fastest model title.

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