It's Official: Bugatti Sucked at Developing Cars - gallery

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  • It's Official: Bugatti Sucked at Developing Cars - gallery
  • It's Official: Bugatti Sucked at Developing Cars - gallery
    From 1998 onward, Bugatti was under the ownership of Volkswagen
    However, it was more of an unwanted child in the German concern's brand portfolio
  • It's Official: Bugatti Sucked at Developing Cars - gallery
    VW outsourcing much of the work did not aid Bugatti
    The former mother company of Bugatti did not want to invest the billions required into restructuring Bugatti into an EV brand
  • It's Official: Bugatti Sucked at Developing Cars - gallery
    Moreover, the development costs, barely justified selling the Veyron and Chiron
    When the Veyron was launched, Bugatti and by extension Volkswagen, lost $6.24 million for every Veyron sold
  • It's Official: Bugatti Sucked at Developing Cars - gallery
    The Bugatti Chiron development cost more than the Rimac Nevera
    Mate Rimac noted that the Chiron, which shares its W-16 engine and 8-speed automatic with the Veyron cost more than the Nevera EV, which was designed 100% from the ground up
  • It's Official: Bugatti Sucked at Developing Cars - gallery
    Rimac's acquisition of Bugatti paves the way for a partnership with Porsche
    Porsche and Rimac have been working towards a partnership, which incorporates Bugatti. The German carmaker owns 45% of Bugatti while Rimac has the control package with 55%
  • It's Official: Bugatti Sucked at Developing Cars - gallery
    A "win-win-win-win"
    Mate Rimac talks about expansion through the acquisition of the 113-year old French car company and necessary revision will be made in order to streamline Bugatti's future development process, which will involve high-performance EVs
  • It's Official: Bugatti Sucked at Developing Cars - gallery
    Swipe up for more details on what Rimac's vision for Bugatti's future holds
    The Croation EV manufacturer acquired Bugatti in November 2021 with the goal to capitalize on the brand's heritage and allow it to enter the ge of electrification - something it was deprived of, under VW ownership
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