Bugatti Made A Carbon-Fiber Champagne Bottle To Celebrate Its $18-Million Hypercar

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It took 150 hours and 37 steps to create.

Over two years after it was unveiled in Geneva, the Bugatti La Voiture is finally complete. Based on the Bugatti Chiron, the La Voiture is a one-off tribute to the iconic Type 57 SC Atlantic. Valued at $18 million, it was once the most valuable new car in the world.

To celebrate the car's completion, Bugatti has partnered with Champagne Carbon to create the 'La Bouteille Noire,' a one-off carbon champagne bottle and case inspired by the La Voiture Noire car - and it's just as decadent as you would expect.

According to Bugatti, the 15-liter carbon fiber bottle took 150 hours of craftsmanship and involved 37 different steps. The bottle is contained in a flowing sculptural case inspired by the La Voiture Noire. When closed, the swanky case mirrors the overhead design of the one-off hypercar.

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The case features 314 individual sheets of prepreg carbon fiber like the materials used on Bugatti's hypercars and is equipped with a thermoelectric cooler normally used in orbiting satellites as well as 14 fans circulating cold air inside. La Bouteille Noire sits on an illuminated red base inspired by the La Voiture Noire's rear light, which was recreated with a block of sanded acrylic glass and illuminated in red LEDs. Bugatti lettering is also incorporated on the brushed aluminum surface of the case.

Pushing a stainless-steel button opens and closes the case to reveal an interior trimmed in Havana Brown grain leather illuminated by LED lights encased in aluminum. The doors are also trimmed with a piece of laser-cut aluminum mimicking the Type 57SC Atlantic's central fin. And in case you were wondering, the wine is a 2000 Vintage blend of 60 percent Chardonnay and 40 percent Pinot Noir.

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Bugatti worked with IXO to create the carbon case - the same partnership resulted in Bugatti launching a carbon-fiber pool table that costs $300,000.

La Bouteille Noire was revealed at a private event The Londoner, a luxury five-star hotel in London. To celebrate the launch, the Bugatti La Voiture Noire will be displayed in an illuminated glass box outside The Londoner hotel in Leicester Square until December 1.

"At Bugatti we have always believed that our creations are not just cars, they are works of art, delivered with perfection in every detail. Champagne Carbon and IXO apply the same ethos to their work; La Bouteille Noire is the ultimate expression of design, attention-to-detail and craftsmanship in the world of champagne," said Wiebke Stahl, Managing Director at Bugatti International.

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