This is what happens when Delahaye USA, a company from New Jersey, attempts to build a replica of one of the most esteemed and sophisticated classics ever, the Bugatti 57S. Might as well call the carbon fiber "Bella Figura" the "57S Atlantique City."
Dig the style of a 1930s coachbuilt concourse winner, but are merely moderately rich and actually want to drive the car on the road? The Delahaye Bugnotti Roadster recreates the timeless look with a modern LS1 V8.
Our initial reaction to the idea of recreated Delahayes was one of reservation. How does one capture lightning in a bottle twice — and over fifty years after the original company went out of business? The original coachbuilt Delahayes are some of the most beautifully crafted automobiles of all time, so setting your…