Bugatti EB110

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Back in 1987 the Italian entrepreneur Romano Artioli (also known as the previous owner of Lotus) purchased the rights to the Bugatti name and formed Bugatti Automobili SpA. Bugatti Automobili SpA spent four years developing what turned out to be their only model the Bugatti EB110. The EB110 was released in Versailles in 1991 exactly 110 years after Ettore Bugatti’s birth, hence the name. The chassis was made entirely of carbon fiber and used a double wishbone suspension system. The car used a a 60-valve, 3.5 liter quad-turbo V12 engine which powered all four wheels through a six-speed gearbox. In total a hundred and thirty nine EB110 were made before the company went bankrupt in 1994 and the Bugatti name was sold to Volkswagen who went on to produce the Veyron.

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