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Named after a famed Bugatti racing driver, the Divo will be made in a limited series of only 40 vehicles, set to be rarer than the Chiron.

12 Jul 2018 | International News : France

Bugatti is working on a new model, the Divo, named after Albert Divo, the French racing driver who won the famous Targa Florio race on a mountainous circuit in Sicily for Bugatti twice in the late 1920s. Based on the requirements for such a race, the Bugatti Divo will be light and nimble and will boast enormous downforce and g-forces.

The result will be outstanding handling properties and the dynamic character of the car will be underlined by a new, strong design language. "Happiness is not around the corner. It is the corner. The Divo is made for corners," says Stephan Winkelmann, President of Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S.

With the Divo, Bugatti is reviving its coachbuilding tradition. In the first decades of its history, the French luxury brand had considerable success with bodies designed in-house under the leadership of Jean Bugatti and installed on existing chassis. The Divo is being made in a limited series of only 40 vehicles, priced at $7,965,000 each. Bugatti plans to unveil the Divo as a world premiere on 24th August 2018 on the lawn at the renowned event 'The Quail - A Motorsports Gathering' in California.
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