Bugatti Bolide Named ‘World’s Most Beautiful Hypercar’

A team of expert judges says that the 1,825-hp track-only missile is the best looking ride around.

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The Bugatti Bolide was crowned the “World’s Most Beautiful Hypercar” at Paris’ 36th Festival Automobile International festival.

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According to Top Gear, an expert jury of “design professionals” arrived at the potentially contentious conclusion by a “substantial margin.” The French marque’s Chiron-based,. 310-mph track eater beat out other head-turning hypercars including the Gordon Murray T50 and street-legal, F1-powered Mercedes AMG One.

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“It’s an honor for us that the resulting design has won such a highly coveted award, voted for by experts in our field,” said Bugatti design director Achim Anscheidt.

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“Praise must go to the entire design team, each dedicated to their craft in harmonizing and perfecting all aspects of the Bolide’s design during an innovative four-months, purely digital process.”

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Like the Lamborghini Essenza SCV12, the Bolide will be confined entirely to closed circuits when it arrives in 2024. With a weight of 2,734 pounds and an output of 1,825 horsepower made in a quad-turbocharged W16, the Bolide achieves a power-to-weight ratio of .67 hp per pound—a figure that Bugatti takes particular pride in.

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The $4.7 million price tag also breaks down to about $1,720 per pound. But hey, it’s still half as cheap as the Bugatti Centodieci.