Bugatti – Automobile Ettore Bugatti was founded by Italian origin Ettore. Bugatti is a French car manufacturer 1909 in the then German city of Molsheim, Alsace. Bugatti cars were for their beauty of design known Ettore Bugatti was from a family of artists and considered it both an artist and constructor be and for his many victories. The death of Ettore Bugatti in 1947 proved to be the end of his brand and ensures the death of his son Jean Bugatti in 1939, there was not a successor to lead the factory. No more than about 8000 cars. The company struggled financially and released one last model in the 1950s before finally bought for their airplane parts business in the 1960s. In the 1990s revived an Italian entrepreneur as a manufacturer of limited production exclusive sports cars. Today, the name is owned manufacturing group German automaker Volkswagen.
Founder Ettore Bugatti was born in Milan, Italy and the automobile company that bears his name, was founded in 1909 in Molsheim, Alsace, which was part of the German Empire from 1871 to 1919. The company was the level of detail of the art in its automobiles and for the artistic way in which the designs were executed his father, Carlo Bugatti 1856-1940, as the artistic nature of Ettore family , was an important Art Nouveau furniture and jewelry designer . The company also had great success in early Grand Prix motor racing, winning the first Grand Prix of Monaco. The company’s success culminated with driver Jean -Pierre Wimille win the 24 Hours of Le Mans twice in 1937 with Robert Benoist and 1939 with Pierre Veyron .
Bugatti cars were extremely successful in racing. Type 10 swept the top four positions at its first race. The Type 35 is probably the most successful racing car of all time, with over 2,000 wins. [Edit ] Bugatti swept to victory in the Targa Florio for five consecutive between 1925 and 1929. Louis Chiron held the most podiums in Bugatti cars and the modern Renaissance brand Bugatti Automobiles SAS called the Bugatti 18/3 Chiron concept car in 1999 in his honor. But it racing success at Le Mans, the most remembered -Jean -Pierre and Pierre Veyron Wimille won the race in 1939 with just one car and meager resources.In the 1930s, Ettore Bugatti was involved in the creation of a racer airplane, hoping to beat the Germans in the German prize. This would be the Bugatti 100P be which never flew. It was Bugatti Brescia engines designed Type 7.5 lifting body by Belgian engineer Louis de Monge who had already applied in his.Ettore Bugatti designed, also a successful motorized cars of the car rail rail car Bugatti. The death of Ettore Bugatti’s son, Jean Bugatti, the 11th August 1939 marked a turning point in the fortunes of the company. Jean died while testing a racing car Type 57 tank body near the factory in Molsheim.