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Bugatti Type 101

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Bugatti Type 101
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In order to restart Bugatti, a new car was needed for the 1950s. The result was the 1951 Type 101. An evolution of the Type 57, it is considered by many to be the last true Bugatti car, with just six produced through 1956. Powered by the 3.3 L (3257 cc/198 in³) straight-8 from the Type 57, it was a convertible luxury car.

In 1965, Ghia built a Virgil Exner-designed Bugatti body for the last remaining Type 101 chassis as an attempt to revive the marque. It was exhibited at the Turin Motor Show, but financing could not be arranged and production plans were scrapped. Exner owned the car for many years, and it has lately appeared in public at the Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance.

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Current Models: EB 16.4 Veyron · "Bordeaux" (upcoming)

Historic Models: EB110 · Type 57 · Type 57 Atlantic · Type 10 · Type 13 · Type 15/17/22 · Type 29 · Type 32 "Tank" · Type 35/35A "Tecla"/35B/35T/35C/37/39 · Type 52 · Type 57G "Tank" · Type 50B · Type 53 · Type 51/51A/54GP/59 · Type 251 · Type 18 "Garros" · Type 23 "Brescia Tourer" · Type 30/38/40/43/44/49 · Type 41 "Royale" · Type 46/50/50T · Type 55 · Type 57/57S/57SC · Type 101 · Type 101 Ghia Roadster

Prinetti & Stucchi: Type 1

Deutz Gasmotoren Fabrik: Type 8/9

Peugeot: Type 19 "Bébé"

Dietrich-Bugatti: Type 3/4 · Type 5/6/7 "Hermes" · Type 2

Concept Models: EB118 Concept · EB 218 Concept · 18/3 Chiron Concept · EB18/4 Veyron Concept · Rinspeed EB110 Cyan Concept · Type 36 · Type 45/47 · Type 56 · Type 64 · Type 73C · 16 C Galibier Concept · PJ271 Prototype


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