Bugatti EB110 – four-wheel drive supercar with a mid-engine. The first car presented September 15, 1991 in Paris. This event was dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the birth of Ettore Bugatti – the great designer and founder of the eponymous company. French or Italian car? Even before its debut car caused a lot of noise. No joke, the project manager has become a guru of the Italian Ferruccio Lamborghini automobile with Romano Artioli, one of the most successful dealers Ferarri that time. Bugatti Product Initially, they have entrusted the development of a new model of Marcello Gandini, created the iconic sports cars Lamborghini Countach and Miura. He was responsible for the look of the future creation of Bugatti. Paolo Stanzani, no less famous designer and engineer from Italy, has been developing the layout of the vehicle. The efforts of the two experts led to the fact that the first prototype of the Bugatti EB110 appeared much like a Lamborghini as a result of their design, and design. It’s not like any of the maestro or Artioli, who made sure that two respected Italian experts was removed from the project, because they refused to amend it. It was a scandal! They were replaced by two lesser-known designer, but with a fresh look at the future of sports cars. As a result, the machine was unlike any one of the models of Lamborghinis and Ferraris of the time. Exterior and interior decoration – unusual, passionate and futuristic Body Bugatti EB 110 is made on the basis of the spatial frame of carbon fiber coated with light and strong aluminum panels. Guillotine doors, glazed surface of the bonnet, large retractable rear wing – all this gives the swiftness and exclusive supercar. Inside the Bugatti EB 110 going on and did something unimaginable. The driver’s seat, and all that is in front of him, resembles an airplane cockpit with various buttons and devices. At the same time they are placed conveniently and compactly. Interior supercar turned futuristic and highly functional. There is a feeling that the car can be set up any detail. Furthermore, Bugatti has not stinted on the finishing materials. On the technical characteristics and special tires For Bugatti EB 110 was specially developed 12-cylinder engine with technology DOHC. The roar of the 3.5-liter 553-horsepower (650 Nm) engine with four turbochargers can be heard a mile away. As transmission supercar used 6-band manual. Tandem technology guarantees high Bugatti EB 110 acceleration from zero to hundred in 3.5 seconds and a top speed of a vehicle, the mass of which is equal to 1787 kg, up to 343 km/h. For all-wheel drive supercar with its high performance tires are not destroyed in a few kilometers, the company Bugatti turned to Michelin. The French manufacturer has made for EB110 special wear-resistant and high-speed tires. SuperSport – easier and faster In 1992, there was a more powerful version Bugatti EB 110 SS (SuperSport), the engine is boosted to 611 hp and a weight reduced to 1418 kg. As a result of the acceleration of the car from zero to hundreds fell to 3.3 sec., And the top speed increased to 355 km/h. Price Bugatti EB 110 SuperSport is 380 000 dollars. One of these machines bought the legendary Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher. A total of 126 copies were produced EB110, of which 12 are assembled engineering company Dauer Racing GmbH from Nuremberg. Alas, in 1995, Bugatti SpA declared itself bankrupt, and five years later it became the new owner of the concern Volkswagen. Created under the auspices of the German hypercar Bugatti Veyron 16.4 is considered to be the ideological successor of EB 110.
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