A grand tour that befell throughout the lands of North America, Europe and the Center East, the Bugatti W16 Mistral makes its landfall in Singapore after a quick stint in Japan earlier in January. The hyper sports activities automobile, named after the southern winds that blow by way of the Mediterranean and France, is the swansong of the marque’s W16 quad-turbo engine because it enters a brand new period of hybridisation.
The Bugatti W16 Mistral has been designed to channel the timeless spirit of the 1934 Sort 57 Roadster Grand Raid, which finally grew to become the prototype for the opposite Grand Raid chassis produced in early 1935. An intersection between the outdated and new, the W16 Mistral didn’t really feel misplaced when it arrived in Singapore. The town-state’s architectural masterpieces like the enduring Gardens by the Bay; its towering constructing alongside the bustling Central Enterprise District and historic landmarks such because the Buddha Tooth Temple solely add to deliver out the attract of the W16 Mistral.
Other than its aesthetic façade that blends the previous and modern, the W16 Mistral is a masterpiece that undoubtedly connotes opulence and decadence. And the marque is maintaining this exclusivity as solely 99 examples will make it out of Bugatti’s dwelling floor in Mosheim. Sadly, all 99 have been bought earlier than it was formally revealed, and customisations get underway this yr, with deliveries due in 2024.
After making a number of pitstops at iconic locations in Singapore, the W16 Mistral was parked within the Bugatti Singapore Showroom. Opened in 2021 as a part of a partnership with Wearnes, a luxurious automotive retailer, the automobile was the centre of consideration amidst the attractive immersive showroom. Solely a particular listing of visitors was invited all the way down to catch a glimpse of this roadster, and plenty of there have been in awe of its timeless and stylish design.
Because the W16 Mistral made its cease in Singapore, Kostas Psarris, Regional Director of Center East and Asia at Bugatti mentioned, “The world has seemed on in admiration as Singapore has developed such a robust economic system and develop into a really enviable place to dwell, and it’s no shock it’s now dwelling to so many ultra-high web price people. We all know from our not too long ago opened showroom that there’s large curiosity in Bugatti in Southeast Asia, so it’s a real privilege to have the ability to deliver the W16 Mistral right here. As with Singapore itself, this unimaginable automobile demonstrates there isn’t a restrict to what will be achieved when there’s an unquenchable need to succeed.”
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