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Something to Make Elon Musk’s Day

Earlier this week the 100th Bugatti Chrion was built in L’Atelier, the facility in Molsheim, France, a car with a blue matt finish—the first ever for the car—on the carbon fiber body.
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Earlier this week the 100th Bugatti Chrion was built in L’Atelier, the facility in Molsheim, France, a car with a blue matt finish—the first ever for the car—on the carbon fiber body. There is a side line that sweeps from the A-pillar to the front of the rocker in Italian red. The wheels are “mink black.”

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Shouldn’t these people get back to work building Chirons?

What’s notable is that they’ve been building—or maybe it is more appropriately said, “hand-crafting”—the 1,480-hp super sports cars since the end of 2016. And here it is, just nearly mid-2018 and they’ve produced 100 of them.

Makes the Model 3 production at the Tesla factory in Fremont, California, seem like a high-velocity, well-oiled machine.

Of course, Bugatti plans to build 500 €2.85 million net (~$3.3-million) Chirons and Tesla has preorders for about 100 times that number, so the issue of productivity is a bit more importance in Fremont than it is in Molsheim.

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