In 1926, Ettore Bugatti and his son Jean decided to build a replica of the Type 1/2 scale for Roland, the youngest of his then four-year-old children. This little car was named Type 52 at the base, but was soon referred to as a baby. It was electric and was made about 500 copies. Today, for the 110th year, the Alsatian company decided to do so produce a new car that was inspired by the baby, logically baptized baby II.
This car was designed after a type 35 digital scan that was later created printed in 3D, So that it can be used by children, but also by adults, the scale has been increased and the Baby II is a replica of 3/4 of type 35. Always equipped with an electric motorHowever, this mini car has some modern features, such as a replaceable lithium-ion battery, a limited slip differential and a regenerative braking system.
A speed button for more speed
Depending on the driver, two driving modes are available: a child mode with a power of 1 kW and a speed limited to 20 km / h and an adult mode with 4 kW and a speed of 45 km / h. Those who want to benefit from higher performance can request an optional shortcut Increase the power to 10 kW and deactivate the overspeed governor,
The finish of the car is close to the standards of the time, with one Dashed dashboard made of aluminuma leather seat and a four-spoke steering wheel. And if the body at the base carries the traditional Racing Blue, other colors can be chosen. Each copy will have a numbered commemorative plaque, and the copies ordered in 2019 will also receive a 110th anniversary award.
The prices of this small car are of course as big as the coat of arms that decorates the grille as they start at € 30,000 without taxes, But there is no doubt about that 500 copies expected will not have problems finding customers …