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WATCH | This reader saw the Bugatti convoy in Cape Town and lost his marbles

2019-11-14 05:00

Janine Van der Post

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Image: Mthuthuzeli Mpiti

Earlier this week, we reported that six Bugatti supercars have been spotted in Cape Town. It's a dream for many to see one of these beauties in the flesh, so imagine seeing six of these exclusive cars, and hearing the sonorous symphonies emitting from their exhausts.

2fast4you.it (a company who creates exclusive, and prestigious automotive events) approached SA's The Archive and The Dutchman’s Car Care Clinic (a local Supercar fleet management and detailing company) for logistics and maintenance for the Bugatti Reunion Tour.

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2fast4you.it has managed to bring not just one Bugatti hypercar to SA, but six of them, for a private tour of our beautiful country. The cars range from the 'cheapest' being around R35-million up to about R90 million each.

Wheels24 reader Mthuthuzeli Mpiti happened to come across these beastly machines and shared his experience: "The last time I saw  something extra-ordinary was when the Pagani Huayra was on our shores, and being a Volkswagen Group person at heart,it's always been a dream to see a Bugatti in the flesh.

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"When it came into my attention that there’s not one, but six Bugatti’s in our shores,my face lit up! Normally on my off Saturdays, I’m very lazy to get up and go out, but this past weekend was different and I was up fashionably early and made my way to the V&A waterfront. I parked in the Silo District's underground parking, and little did I know that these monsters were actually there too.

"The cars had already been prepared to be brought to the surface, and a couple were already on the ground in front of the Zeitz Mocca, the largest contemporary art place in Africa.

"I admired these machines for a while and said to myself that his excellency, the late Ferdinand Piech, father of the Bugatti Veyron, who recently passed on, would be so proud of what the automaker has achieved.

"I could feel, and obviously hear, when those machines were started up underground, a rumble from something deep within, all thanks to the 8.0-litre W16 engine with four turbochargers.

"Out of the six Bugatti’s that were present, there were four Chirons and two Veyrons. The one that stood out for me is the  Chiron Sport 110 Ans, a limited production car, celebrating 110 years of Bugatti, in steel Blue Matt with exposed Carbon Fibre.

"It's mind blowing that there are only 20 of these in the world and I was seeing one of them in the flesh, a very special feeling, and such a rare opportunity to see such machines all at once."


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