Car Of The Day: Bugatti EB110 Super Sport

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The unique Bugatti EB110 debuted on September fifteenth, 1991 – the date of firm founder Ettore Bugatti’s a hundred and tenth birthday. Nevertheless it wasn’t till nearly a yr later that Bugatti unleashed the total potential of the EB 110’s quad-turbocharged 3.5-liter V12. The 603-horsepower (449-kilowatt) EB110 Tremendous Sport (or, SS) confirmed face for the primary time on the 1992 Geneva Motor Present.

Visually, not a lot modified over the usual EB110. The SS model didn’t lose the standard 110’s Marcello Gandini-designed flat and broad traits, particularly on the entrance fascia, however gained some extra aerodynamic cues. A lot of the upgrades had been underhood; the identical 3.5-liter V12, now with a reprogrammed ECU, larger injectors, and a free-flowing exhaust system, produced greater than 60 horsepower greater than the stand EB 110 (541 hp).

The Supersport was additionally lighter, too, shedding 330 kilos (150 kilograms) over the 110 GT. This lighter weight and extra highly effective engine meant it may hit a 216 mph high velocity.

Featured right here is one in all solely 30 Bugatti EB110 Tremendous Sport made. This explicit automobile received its class on the Amelia Island Concours final month. This automobile has a really fascinating historical past and was “misplaced” throughout Bugatti’s chapter earlier than it got here to mild that it was in a provider’s workshop.

Photograph Credit score: Lucas Scarfone (@scarfonephoto)

 

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