Rumours of a new Bugatti hypercar have been confirmed. The French luxury car brand has announced the launch of the limited-edition Divo, a light and nimble car with outstanding handling. Only 40 vehicles (each costing US$5.9 million/HK$46 million) will be made. The Divo is named after Albert Divo, the French racing driver who won the famous Targa Florio race on a mountainous circuit in Sicily for Bugatti twice in the 1920s.

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“Happiness is not around the corner. It is the corner,” says company president Stephan Winkelmann. “The Divo is made for corners. We want to thrill people throughout the world. With this project, the Bugatti team has an opportunity to interpret the brand DNA in terms of agile, nimble handling in a significantly more performance-oriented way.”

Bugatti will unveil the Divo at “The Quail – A Motorsports Gathering” in California on August 24.

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