The last of the 300 regular Bugatti Veyron 16.4's fresh from its factory in the French countryside has been spoken for and will be delivered next year. And you thought you would be rich enough by now.
Sure, the world's billionaires can still buy the Grand Sport convertible, and if you really need to launder cash several are always available on the used market. But even for those of us who will never be so wealthy, it's worth pausing to note the closing of an era where humans built a car with 16 pistons, more than 1,000 hp, that was capable of running more than 250 mph while burning two gallons of gasoline per minute. Sic semper Tyrannosaurus rex.