Highlights From 2022’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

The year's automative event marks the 150th anniversary of its Lake Como residence

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este remains as grand and glamorous as the 16th-century royal residence where it takes place. The event, on the last weekend in May, attracts some of the most unique vehicles in existence. For 2022 a bevy of anniversaries (BMW M’s 50th, Ferrari’s 75th and Villa d’Este’s 150th) upped the ante for the already spectacular event, making the selection of a few show …

How the ’90s Inspired the New Bugatti Centodieci

Unveiled at this year's Pebble Beach, a new machine that pays homage to one of the brand's icons

In March 2019 Bugatti sold a car for $18.9 million to an undisclosed buyer. At the time, La Voiture Noire (or The Black Car) set the record for the most expensive new automobile ever sold. With nods to the Type 57, La Voiture Noire is seductive, but it’s not nearly as visually interesting as the latest from the brand: the Bugatti Centodieci, which was unveiled at …

Behind the Wheel of the Brawny Bugatti Chiron

A wildly powerful—and unexpectedly easy—ride

Driving a Bugatti Chiron isn’t what you imagine it would be like. The numbers associated with the car raise expectations to rather unachievable heights. (Can we really comprehend what a 1,500hp motor is like?) Having all that power available is tough to explain. It seems too simple; as though there should be a sequence of codes to input, or special permission granted. Technically all that …