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Bugatti Chiron Super Sport Golden Era | A one-off special edition

The newest one-off custom from Bugatti, called "Golder Era" based on the Chiron, was presented recently as a homage to the automaker's rich history; the hypercar has 45 drawings of previous Bugatti models hand-painted on the custom bi-tone paintwork and more of them within the interior.

This was developed by the Bugatti Sur Mesure program for a "very important customer" who got in touch with them via a Greenwich, Connecticut, dealership. With the exterior treatment alone requiring more than 400 hours, the Molsheim brand said that this was "perhaps the most challenging bespoke project" it has ever embarked on.

The project's designer, Achim Anscheidt, who recently left his role as Bugatti's design director and was in charge of it, acknowledged that this kind of "extensive special commission" is "exceedingly rare," with just one or two occurring per year. This time, the client wanted something special made in honour of the Chiron Super Sport since he views it as a "landmark moment in the world of automobiles." The buyer "fell in love" with the idea when the design team suggested the notion of hand-drawn doodles on the bodywork.

Before being put into the vehicle, the compositions underwent thorough refinement in terms of scale, proportion, and shape for each sketch. It's interesting to note that the business had to create a new method for manually drawing the designs with pencils on the bodywork, which took "a great deal of time." In addition to displaying a high level of quality and finish, the final visuals had to last for the duration of the vehicle's existence.

Twenty-six drawings on the passenger side feature well-known vehicles such as the Type 57 SC Atlantic and the Type 41 Royale. Nineteen drawings from the automaker's recent history are shown on the driver's side, including the EB110, Veyron, Chiron, Divo, Centodieci, and La Voiture Noire. Additionally, a depiction of the W16 engine's 3,712 unique parts can be seen, as well as the words "Golden Era" written beneath the active rear wing. The designs were created on a custom gold shade called Doré, which fades into a metallic version of the Nocturne Black that covers the front of the automobile.

The inside is also rather unique, with the hand-applied faces of three Buggati models on the leather-upholstered door cards. The EB110, Veyron, and Chiron are on the driver's side, and the Type 35 race vehicle, Type 57 SC Atlantic, and Type 41 Royale are on the passenger's side. Two different leather tones are expertly paired with matte carbon fibre accents in the interior. Additionally, it had the active eras of Bugatti hand-written on the side sills, "Golden Era" embroidery on the seats, and the words "one-of-one" on the centre console.

At the Monterey Car Week, where it will be shown with other exotics, the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport Golder Era will be presented to its owner. The cost of the vehicle was kept a secret by the manufacturer, but considering the time and money put into the custom livery, it must be much more expensive than the ordinary Chiron Super Sport's MSRP of €3.2 million ($3.5 million). Be aware that out of the 500 Chirons made by Buggati, only 60 were Super Sports. The undisclosed Chiron replacement, which has been confirmed for 2024, is the brand's next move.

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