Texts by Giuseppe Maghenzani, Ivo Ceci, Norbert Steinhauser, Paul Kestler
1991 / 204 PAGES
Can an automobile be a work of art? Today, the question has been set aside by substituting “design” for art.
Viewed unanimously – by connoisseurs and enthusiasts alike – as the most beautiful automobiles ever manufactured, Bugatti cars are still masterpieces of auto aesthetics. The company founded by Ettore Bugatti in the Alsatian town of Molsheim was a sort of City of the Sun of mechanical engineering, manufacturing not just cars, but futuristic ship, airplane and train designs that forestalled several later technical achievements.