With the Bugatti Bolide1, the French luxury brand Bugatti presented its most extreme automobile to date. Now the bolide is officially the most beautiful and aesthetic hyper sports car in the world. At the renowned “Festival Automobile International” in Paris, the Bugatti Bolide wins the “Hypercars” category. An expert jury selected the experimental vehicle from Molsheim from among four candidates with a clear lead for the most beautiful hyper sports car of 2020. For the 36th time, the “Festival Automobile International” ennobles automobiles from different categories in terms of beauty, aesthetics, shape and design. The jury of experts, chaired by the architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte and Anne Asensio, Vice-President of the Dassault Systèmes Design Experience, consists of 14 jurors and selected a winner in a total of 15 categories.
most beautiful hypercar of the year
Since 1985 the "Festival Automobile International" has been celebrating the automobile in its most beautiful, creative and exciting forms. The industry itself is examined, ongoing changes are monitored and trends are analyzed. In addition, the festival has set itself the task of bringing to the fore all those women and men who make the automobile what it is with their daily work, who transform it and to social changes, ecological requirements, economic upheavals and Adapt geopolitical challenges. Every year the festival jury rewards not only the great innovations, but also the bold ideas and talent of the people in the automotive industry.
"We are proud that the design of the Bugatti Bolide impressed the jury of the 'Festival Automobile International' as much as it did Bugatti enthusiasts around the world. The experiment to stage the brute force of our W16 engine as lightly and efficiently as possible is like the famous ride on the cannonball. Thanks go to the entire Bugatti team, who once again demonstrated their creativity and technological expertise with this incomparable vehicle“, Says Stephan Winkelmann, President of Bugatti. "We have always stood for the continuous pursuit of innovation and aesthetics. This award confirms our work."
8,0 liter W16 engine with up to 1.850 hp
With the Bolide, Bugatti presented the most extreme, uncompromising, fastest and lightest vehicle concept in the company's recent history in October 2020. The French manufacturer of luxury automobiles designed an ultra-light shell around the iconic 8,0-liter W16 engine with up to 1.850 hp. With a vehicle weight of only 1.240 kilograms, the bolide has an unbelievable power-to-weight ratio of just 0,67 kilograms per hp. The calculated top speed is well over 500 km / h - without sacrificing maximum handling and the highest agility.
"The Bugatti bolide was the greatest joy as well as the greatest challenge in my 17-year career in Bugatti design“, Says Achim Anscheidt, Director Design at Bugatti. "Combining the extreme aerodynamic and thermodynamic requirements into a holistic overall sculpture of the unique Bugatti DNA illustrates our maxim 'Form follows Performance' in the most consistent form. The Bugatti design team is extremely proud that this sequential iteration between technical development and design was stylistically recognized by the jury, and we would like to thank them very much. "
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Most beautiful hypercar of 2020: the Bugatti Bolide!
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