First Bugatti Veyron coupe ever built offered at RM Sotheby's

The first and last Bugatti Veyron coupes ever made are to cross the block at RM Sotheby's in Monterey on August 13.

Numbered 001 and 300, the cars were produced in 2006 and 2011, respectively, after Volkswagen bought the rights to the exclusive marque.

Bugatti Veyron 300
The Bugatti Veyron remains the world's fastest production supercar

The original company folded in the 1960s, following the death of founder Ettore Bugatti. Volkswagen acquired the name in 1998 and produced a total of 450 Veyrons of varying specifications.

The model is among the fastest production cars in the world, with a phenomenal top speed of 253mph.

Alin Squindo, vice president at RM Sotheby's, told the Daily Mail: "The two Bugattis are the first and last coupes built.

"The Bugatti production lasted about 10 years and having the first and last is always a special thing in the car collection world and gives it added value.

"Bugatti was a brand that produced prolific high-end super cars in the 1920s, 30s and 40s. The Volkswagen group bought the brand back to life and produced the most powerful car in the world.

"It set the engineering benchmark for performance, construction and engineering."

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