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The Birth of Bugatti

Ettore Bugatti was on September 15, 1881, in Milan, His father was a well-known artist and The furniture he built was exquisite and well beyond the Italian

Little did he realize that his born son would leave a of his own on the world.

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Ettore attended finishing and went on to Milan’s Academy of He then began an apprenticeship at the Stucci bicycle factory. The had just been invented and Bugatti was bewitched with its and technology.

At the tender age of 17 years, he a motor on a tricycle. After he installed twin DeDeon on another tricycle. In 1897, he his first vehicle, a bicycle.

By Bugatti had created his first with the help of the Gulinelli He introduced it in Milan at the International The French Automobile Club him with the T2 prize for the vehicle’s

Bugatti approached the de Dietrich and asked them to produce his After some minor the license was granted. Because was still a minor, under 21 his father signed the contract on his

In the next few years, he produced more vehicles for Cologne’s Company.

The Mathias Contract

Bugatti spent a great of time developing and building This made the de Dietrich unhappy. They felt his would be better spent a series production. Since wasn’t obliged to accommodate de his contract was terminated. At this Bugatti sought employment at Emi

He designed a new automobile and installed a engine. Within two years, cropped up between Bugatti and Mathias. Again, the contract was

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Bugatti wasn’t put off by the contract His goal in life was to design and he worked toward it without the of a contract. He developed an automobile had a 50hp engine in 1906. He it to Deutz the following year.

already made gasoline-powered A license was obtained by Deutz to the car and Bugatti was chosen to lead the department, which was located in

When Bugatti had free he worked in the basement of his apartment in creating automobile designs. It was he he developed the Model 10.

Bugatti’s Main Plant

Ettore Bugatti’s third was born, he decided to open his own In early 1909, with the support of banker de Vizcaya, he his business in the town of Molsheim, He borrowed additional funds Darmstaedter Bank in order to five aircraft and ten automobiles.

In January 1910, the first for Bugatti’s plant were Five cars were that year. All five The same year, Bugatti’s Ernest Fredrich drove automobiles in races.

This was the of the legendary success for Bugatti on the racing circuit.


Bugatti experienced several on the track in 1911. The most was a second place finish at the Grand Prix. The Model 10 out stiff competition whose were more powerful. year, a contract was signed Bugatti and automaker Peugeot. The Peugeot with a Model 19 was produced.

The Babe was a huge and was used in the majority of Bugatti

Aircraft Engines

Between and 1918, the years of WWI, developed and produced aircraft for both the American and French License fees for the engines Ettore the capital he needed to production at the Molsheim plant the war ended. Bugatti increased and hired more employees.

The at the Molsheim plant was over

Brescia Victory

In 1921, race team took second, third and fourth in Brescia at the Voiturettes Grand The wins immortalized the Bugatti 13. From that time every 16-valve engine was Brescia in honor of the race

Model 29/30

In 1922, equipped the 29/30 racecar 8-cylinders. It had hydraulic brakes and a chassis in the shape of a cigar. the Cigar, the car made its debut in the ACF Prix.

It took second

Model 32

There was a lot of excitement by Bugatti at the ACF Grand Prix in when a car with a blade-shaped known as the Tank made its The Tank had a newly developed engine and a short wheelbase. It was by Ernest Fredrich and placed

Model 35

Ettore Bugatti to offer his customers an attractive In 1924, the Bugatti returned to a chassis. The Model 35 was the first to sport aluminum spoke It was equipped with a 2-liter engine.

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Later that the engine was upgraded to 2.3 liters. The 35 racked up 2,000 victories if all are considered. It was the most successful on record and continues to be so to this

The Royale

Ettore Bugatti had a He wanted to build the most car ever made. His dream was in 1926, when the Royale It had a 12.7-liter engine with 300 hp.

the Royale came onto the just as the world plummeted the Great Depression. Only Royales were sold and was in dire financial straits.

Sun the Clouds

The years of 1932 to were very difficult for However, Ettore was able to a glimmer of sun among the clouds. He won a with the French government to a new, high-speed train.

were built at the Bugatti and the technically superior Royale were used. The French was delighted with the result. contract put Bugatti back on financial ground.

The train was the exclusive design of himself. The only car being at this time was the Model 57. 750 of these sedans were and sold.


Bugatti’s was changed forever in 1936. His wanted better working and an increase in pay. Ettore had treated his workforce fairly, good social benefits and average earnings. This him to take the strike demands Though he had always had a close with his employees, he now withdrew to his in Paris.

The strike caused a in the Molsheim plant that healed.

Le Mans Victory

In drivers Robert Benoist and Wimille were victorious at Le They drove a Model G57

As the decade of the 1930s came to a Ettore Bugatti once found himself and his company in upheaval. Jean, his son, him to enter a team to race at Le Drivers Pierre Wimille and Veyron shared a Bugatti car a 57 series chassis that had a The two brought in an important win. was the last big victory for the Company.

Bugatti’s son, Jean, was during a test drive on 11, 1939. Within a few days, broke out.

Post War

WWII ended, a few weak were made to revive at the Molsheim factory. Because of problems, Bugatti was unable to any new automobiles.

Ettore Bugatti

Ettore Bugatti contacted a infection and died in a Paris hospital on August 21, 1947. the time that he led the Company, 7,900 automobiles were Many of them have to present day, which to Ettore’s genius and skill.

He behind a legacy of great in the history of the automobile.

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