The concept will become a “few-off” production car.
Bugatti has announced that the Bolide hypercar that was unveiled as a concept car in 2020 will be produced as a “few-off” model. Yes, that’s right, There will be multiple Bugatti Bolides being produced. For the production example, the Bolide will run on 98 RON gas, as opposed to 110-octane racing fuel. This will drop the power output from 1,825 horsepower to 1,578 hp and 1,180 lb-ft of torque. While that is a dip in power, let’s be honest, over 1,500 hp is more than enough. There will also be optimizations made to the exhaust system, intake, turbochargers, transmission, differential, design, aerodynamics, quality and safety. Bugatti notes that when all is said and done, the production version of the BOlide has a curb weight of 3,197 lbs.
Here’s a breakdown as to why Bugatti came to the decision to produce the Bolide: “The Bolide generated a great deal of enthusiasm and intrigue last year. Following its presentation, a significant number of enthusiasts and collectors asked us to develop the experimental Bolide as a production vehicle. I was absolutely amazed by the reactions and feedback from customers from all over the world. We therefore decided to make the Bolide a few-off in order to give 40 customers the opportunity to experience this incredible vehicle. Our team has now been developing a production model – the ultimate driving machine for the track.”
Bugatti is scheduling delivery of the Bolide for 2024, with a production run of 40 examples. The starting price is set at four million euros or about $4.7 million USD.