The world's most expensive new car makes its North American debut this week at the world's premier luxury auto show, the Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance, which kicks off Tuesday in Monterey, California. The car pays homage to the art deco design of the Type 57SC Atlantic, one of the most coveted classic cars in the world. Designed in by Jean Bugatti, eldest son of company founder Ettore Bugatti, only four were made. The new La Voiture Noire packs 1, horsepower and 1, pound-foot of torque that propels it from 0 to 60 mph in 2. It has a quad turbo W engine with a top speed of mph. Bugatti limited the La Voiture Noire's top speed to give it more touring refinement.
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Automobiles Ettore Bugatti was a French car manufacturer of high-performance automobiles , founded in in the then- German city of Molsheim , Alsace by the Italian-born industrial designer Ettore Bugatti. The cars were known for their design beauty and for their many race victories. The death of Ettore Bugatti in proved to be the end for the marque , and the death of his son Jean Bugatti in ensured there was not a successor to lead the factory. No more than about 8, cars were made.
Bugatti's $18.7 million La Voiture Noire makes its US debut at Pebble Beach
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