Powerful combination

Luxury carmaker Bugatti is known for its exclusivity; the last car off the floor, the Super Sport, currently holds the world speed record at 432km/h. But only 30 were produced, meaning wealthy rev-heads had only a slim window to drive away with the car's massive power.

Friday, 9 March, 2012, 12:00am

Kings of the track

Since the early 20th century, watch brands have been participants in sports. Timepieces such as pocket watches were employed to record the lap times of car races. Take the Vitesse speedometer, which can measure 15km/h to 150km/h and was launched by Breitling in 1906.

18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Smooth move by two houses

Bugatti Veyron Fbg par Hermes unveiling reception

Where: Hermes boutique, The Lee Gardens

When: November 7

5 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

A trip back in time

Classic European cars are lined up at the InterContinental hotel yesterday before a 10-day 2,500km rally across southern China.

The old world was set to meet the new as 20 Jaguar, Austin Healey, Bugatti and Rolls-Royce cars built between 1930 and 1965 left for Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Guilin - the first time most would have been seen there.

23 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Messier-Bugatti Korea pact

Korean Air has chosen Messier-Bugatti as its sole repair services provider for its fleet of Airbus Industrie jetliners for 1996 and 1997.

29 May 1996 - 12:00am