Bugatti is celebrating its 110th anniversary this year, but also the 110th birthday of Jean Bugatti, Ettore's oldest son. Seen as the finest car of its era, the Bugatti 57 was his baby, and it was known as La Voiture Noire. Hence the reboot.
Thankfully, the designers weren't restrained by nostalgia or classic car lines. So the outcome is one of the most futuristic machines ever put together, with a swoop or air intake wherever you look.
This piece of automotive haute couture is drenched in custom elements that belong to no other model. However, beneath all that carbon there still beats a quad-turbo W16 8.0-liter engine with 1,500 horsepower and 1,600 Newton-meters (1,180 pound-feet) of torque, the same as in the Chiron or Divo.
To make it instantly recognizable as a Bugatti, they kept the horseshoe design for the main grille. However, the C-shape on the side now starts at the front, not the A-pillar for a lengthier look. The crease down the center of the car is also more recognizable, even splitting the windshield.
Do you like exhausts? Because this thing has more of them than pretty much any modern machine. And you're about to listen to all six tips in several supercar spotting videos from the Concours event.