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BUGATTI Type 101 Models/Series Timeline, Specifications & Photos

Generations: 1
First production year: 1951
Engines: Gasoline
Body style: Convertible (spider/spyder, cabrio/cabriolet, drop/open/soft top)
 

1951 - 1956

The 101 was the last Bugatti built by the Bugatti family. It was the last struggle to revive the famous brand. Unfortunately, the car was not the resurrection needed by the French luxury brand. After WWII, the Bugatti car manufacturer was struggling to survive. There was no money on the market for luxurious cars. Ettore Bugatti died in 1947, leaving his second son, Roland, in charge of the company. He tried to build a new vehicle based on the Type 57 chassis. It was the 101, the car that should restart the company. There were only six vehicles built, and not all of them were convertibl...

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gasoline engines:

  BUGATTI Type 101 3.3