Why Bugatti’s sale marks the end of petrol cars: Porsche takes Volkswagen’s stake and forms JV with Rimac – so what does that mean for one of the oldest luxury hyper car makers?

This article is part of STYLE’s Luxury Column.

Bugatti was the ultimate hyper car even before the term hyper car was created.

Founded in 1909 in Molsheim, Bugatti made a name for itself from the onset for winning races and creating stunningly beautiful cars. When Ettore Bugatti died in 1947, the brand vanished with only around 8,000 cars built, among those the iconic Type 57 SC Atlantic, for many the most beautiful car ever made. To call it a car would not give it justice. A piece of art seems the more appropriate description.

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